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New Mexico VA Health Care System Update

VA Health Care Improving for N.M. Veterans Dr. David Shulkin, Secretary for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, recently talked at a news conference about the challenges facing the VA.  He spoke about such important issues as access to care, accountability, and the quality of care.

2017-10-17T22:18:54+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

VA, DOD, NCI Partner for Precision Medicine Tumor Screening

A new precision medicine partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will create the nation's first system that routinely screens tumors for gene and protein information in hopes of providing targeted, individualized therapies.

2017-10-23T15:22:19+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

VA’s Million Veteran Program

This fall, the Department of Veterans Affairs expects to mark a major milestone in our effort to collect DNA and health data from 1 million Veterans when we enroll the 500,000th volunteer in our Million Veteran Program, making it one of the world’s largest genomic cohorts. We expect to reach our enrollment goal in the next few years.

2017-10-17T20:11:41+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: News|