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First known coronavirus death of US military veteran reported in Oregon

A 70-year-old military veteran died Saturday from the coronavirus, the first publicly known death of a member of the military community in the outbreak. “Although we knew this day would come, it does not make it any easier to learn of the first Oregonian to pass away from COVID-19,” Oregon […]
First known coronavirus death of US military veteran reported in Oregon
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Trump just hinted his embattled VA secretary nominee might be done

President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that his nominee for secretary of veterans affairs, Ronny Jackson, should withdraw from the Senate confirmation process amid allegations of workplace misconduct. Trump praised Jackson and criticised the Senate confirmation process, calling lawmakers “vicious,” but acknowledged that Jackson, who’s also the White House physician, […]
Trump just hinted his embattled VA secretary nominee might be done
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Trump’s Veterans Affairs nominee’s confirmation hearing postponed amid allegations of a hostile work environment and excessive drinking at work

US Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, had his confirmation hearing postponed. The postponement comes amid allegations against Jackson that include claims of a hostile work environment, excessive drinking at work, and improperly dispensing medication, several news outlets reported. Jon Tester of Montana, […]
Trump’s Veterans Affairs nominee’s confirmation hearing postponed amid allegations of a hostile work environment and excessive drinking at work
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The knives are coming out for VA Secretary David Shulkin

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has reportedly left a bad impression on President Donald Trump. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is reportedly being considered to replace Shulkin. The VA’s inspector general is also looking into allegations that Shulkin improperly used his security detail to run personal errands. Shulkin, an Obama holdover […]
The knives are coming out for VA Secretary David Shulkin
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon is selling exclusive over-the-counter drugs — DeepMind, VA partner for patient health — Optra Health launches Alexa-powered genomic solution

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon is selling exclusive over-the-counter drugs  —  DeepMind, VA partner for patient health  —  Optra Health launches Alexa-powered genomic solution
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: MEDITECH taps Arcadia to strengthen EHR offering — VA awards 1Vision $260 million telehealth deal — UnitedHealthcare, Dexcom tackle diabetes management

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: MEDITECH taps Arcadia to strengthen EHR offering  —  VA awards 1Vision $260 million telehealth deal  —  UnitedHealthcare, Dexcom tackle diabetes management