News from the Department of Veterans Affairs - Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
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VA's Board of Veterans' Appeals plans virtual hearings in 2020 (12/9/2019)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) and Office of Information and Technology (OIT) are working towards nationwide availability of virtual hearings for Veterans next year, allowing access using their mobile phone or laptop via the VA Video Connect app.

VA continues record setting claims processing pace for 2019 (12/9/2019)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) disability claims backlog reached its lowest point ever, Nov 23 from its previous record low achieved May 2018.

VA web-based patient tool surpasses five million users (12/9/2019)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) accomplished a record landmark Oct. 15, when the agency registered more than 5 million users on My HealtheVet, which encourages Veterans to take control of their health.

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