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VA’s Privacy Service hosts event focused on protecting Veteran infomation

The mission of VA Privacy Service is to preserve and protect the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of Veterans, their beneficiaries, and VA employees by promoting a culture of privacy awareness and maintaining the trust. The Privacy Service oversees and directs the development of VA’s privacy programs based on the Privacy Act of 1974 and makes recommendations to senior officials on privacy priorities. As the impact of privacy issues increase, VA’s Privacy Service implements strategies to meet those needs to ensure compliance with Federal and VA-specific privacy requirements.

By |February 11th, 2016|Guest Posts, Identity Theft|2 Comments

Join “Protecting Children’s Privacy in a Virtual World,” on March 9

VA Privacy Service hosts its third Speaker Series event of the year in recognition of Military Kids Day, April 15, 2022.

By |March 6th, 2022|Technology|Comments Off on Join “Protecting Children’s Privacy in a Virtual World,” on March 9

Army Veteran a biostatistician, researcher at Iowa City VA

Initially, I served with the United States Army Reserve in St. Cloud, Minnesota. I was a technical engineer, which means that I learned how to do so soils testing, drafting, and surveying. (I think it’s funny that I now work on a totally different kind of survey as a researcher.)

By |February 16th, 2022|Health, Research|1 Comment

Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic: VA plays key role in identifying drugs to treat patients with the virus

To date, more than 60 VA medical centers have been involved in trials on COVID-19 therapeutics (see sidebar), including antiviral drugs such as remdesivir, monoclonal antibodies, convalescent plasma, and immunomodulators. Other therapeutics are in the pipeline for clinical trials, but only one has received FDA approval.

By |February 4th, 2022|Health, Research|2 Comments

Unhoused to Housed: Veteran says to “Give VA a try. It works.”

“Being homeless is like going to hell and back,” said Warren Miller, an Army Veteran who experienced homelessness for many years until connecting with staff at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System’s West Los Angeles campus. This is the story of how Miller went from unhoused to housed, thanks to a new and unique collaboration. 

By |November 11th, 2021|Veterans Homelessness|10 Comments

From big to small, urban to rural, there’s a VA location for everyone

One of our favorite VA career benefits is the opportunity to work anywhere you want. So whether you want the amenities of an urban environment or the wide open spaces of a rural community, there’s a VA location for everyone. As a VA employee, you can work with Veterans at any of our facilities across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and some U.S [...]

By |October 19th, 2021|Employment, VA Careers|1 Comment
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