Tag: Veterans

Innovation, Research

Brain imaging of veterans reveals two subtypes of Gulf War illness

December 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Brain imaging of veterans with Gulf War illness show varying abnormalities after moderate exercise that can be categorized into two distinct groups -; an outcome that suggests a more complex illness that previously thought. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center, […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Apple opens up its health records service to veterans with iPhones

November 6, 2019


Apple and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that veterans can now access their health information on their iPhone via Apple’s health records service. The move enables veterans to see their medical information in one place and share it […]

Innovation, Research

Veterans with mental health disorders have increased risk of heart attack, stroke

September 24, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Veterans with specific mental health disorders – depression , psychosis and bipolar disorder – had an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Lack of access to broadband hampering telehealth for veterans

May 2, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Broadband connectivity is critical to meet the healthcare needs of veterans, particularly in rural areas. However, 2.2 million veteran households lack either fixed or mobile broadband connections at home. That’s among the findings of a report by the Federal Communications […]


Why Veterans Deserve Better Patient Handoffs at Care Transitions

October 30, 2017

Via: HitConsultant

Editor’s Note: David LaBorde, M.D. is the CEO of Iconic Data Inc. and Strategic Advisor at DSS, Inc. Dr. David LaBorde has over 20 years of experience in healthcare and technology and has worked with healthcare provider organizations helping them […]