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    Research and Health Treatment Options

    A group of medical professionals talked about patient-centered research aimed at providing the best options for medical treatment. They spoke about some of the research being conducted, how…

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    Opioid Abuse by Veterans

    Officials from the Veterans Affairs Department and the Mayo Clinic were among the witnesses at a hearing on efforts to curb opioid abuse by patients of Veterans Affairs health care…

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    Veterans Suicide Risk

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the heavy reliance on medication by veterans and the possible adverse effects of opioid therapy, including the risk of suicide.

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    Veterans Affairs Department Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

    Secretary Robert McDonald testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs' budget requests for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. The proposed budget was $168.8 billion, including funding to…

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    Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Witnesses testified at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA was requesting $168 billion in…

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    Veterans' Health Care System

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the overall state of the VA health care system and the findings of an investigation into the Phoenix, Arizona, VA…

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    Phoenix VA Inspector General's Report, Panel 2

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) inspector general’s report on long wait times for health care and other concerns at the…

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    Veteran Health Care Facilities

    Two officials from the Veterans Health Administration testified at a hearing on long wait times for care at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. Both Republican and Democratic…

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    Health and Human Services 2012 Budget

    Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials spoke to reporters about her department’s fiscal year 2012 budget.

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    National Health Care

    Panelists talked about medical and health research. Topics included the national agenda issues; strategies for winning influence for science; and the complicated issues that influence…

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    Health Information Technology

    Witnesses testified about accelerating the adoption of health information technology. The hearing provided an update and progress on the development technology use in the nation’s…

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    Science and Health in the 21st Century

    Federal research agency directors and private sector leaders discussed science and health issues of the 21st century. Topics included current medical research, the role of the federal…

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    Fiscal Year 2007 Health and Human Services Budget

    Secretary Leavitt and other health officials spoke to reporters about the proposed fiscal year 2007 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services. Medicare and the U.S. Centers for…

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    International Health Policy Survey

    Panelists discussed health policies in a number of different countries. The panelists participated in an international survey sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund. They discussed the ways…

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    National Healthcare Quality

    Dr. Clancy talked about healthcare in America. She said that, while healthcare in the U.S. was some of the best in the world, improvements were still needed to increase the quality of care…

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    Transforming Medicare

    Mr. Gingrich moderated a panel discussion on transforming Medicare. Among the topics they addressed were simplifying the Medicare system, proposed reforms being considered in Congress, and…

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    National Health Information Infrastructure

    Secretary Thompson and other health officials talked about steps being taken to implement a national health care information system. The system would allow better communication within the…

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    Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Proposal

    The officials talked about President Bush’s proposed budget for the Department of Health and Human Services, including efforts to strengthen Medicare and improve public health. They also…

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