Military Health System Review

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work briefed reporters following the release of the Military Health System review. Secretary… read more

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work briefed reporters following the release of the Military Health System review. Secretary Hagel ordered the review in the wake of revelations of health care treatment delays at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals, and the deputy secretary led the review. Among the directives the secretary announced at the briefing were improved access to medical treatment and health care quality at underperforming VA hospitals and clinics. Secretary Hagel said the military hospitals and clinics were “comparable” to private sector facilities but that there were also gaps of which he declared, “We cannot accept average.” close

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  • Charles Hagel Executive Director Summit of Industrialized Nations
  • Laura Junor Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of Defense->Personnel and Readiness
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Military Health System Review

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Program ID:
321836-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 01, 2014 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 01, 2014 | 1:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Oct 01, 2014 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2014 | 1:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2014 | 1:25pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 02, 2014 | 2:25am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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