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Acting VA director schedules town hall meeting for veterans

Acting VA director schedules town hall meeting for veterans

Veterans will have an opportunity to ask questions of Johnny Ginnity, acting director of VA Montana Health Care System, during a town hall meeting on Nov. 13.

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Gazette opinion: Clueless VA worsens its crisis of confidence

Gazette opinion: Clueless VA worsens its crisis of confidence

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs owes Ed Saunders a swift and sincere apology.

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Disabled veterans leader: 'Veterans don't want words, veterans want action — now'

Disabled veterans leader: 'Veterans don't want words, veterans want action — now'

Four months after the grand opening of the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, veterans are encountering roadblocks in getting appointments and staffing remains an issue.

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6 candidates interview to lead VA Montana Health Care system

A field of six candidates vying to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is being narrowed as officials prepare to name a new director.

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Construction Zone: VA Montana Health Center improves services for veterans

Construction Zone: VA Montana Health Center improves services for veterans

                Access, convenience and comprehensive care.

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Tester to ask VA leadership to prioritize hiring VA Montana director

Tester to ask VA leadership to prioritize hiring VA Montana director

For the second time in less than two years a search is underway for someone to lead the VA Montana Health Care system.

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Montana VA using report to identify, address weak areas

Montana VA using report to identify, address weak areas

The Department of Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System scored high in areas of patient satisfaction and call responsiveness, though it ranked near the bottom in patient wait times, employee satisfaction and turnover, according to a recent report by the VA inspector general.

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New VA Clinic brings specialty services closer to Billings-area veterans

New VA Clinic brings specialty services closer to Billings-area veterans

A standing-room-only crowd of at least 200 people Friday morning helped officially open the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, which gives veterans in the Billings area access to specialty services.

April 11, 2014 11:15 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Better reforms possible without Obamacare

My New Year’s resolution is to stop more Obamacare train wrecks.

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Hiring underway as expansion of VA Clinic nears completion

Hiring underway as expansion of VA Clinic nears completion

Contractors anticipate finishing the newly expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings by Feb. 1.

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Excitement, some skepticism, as VA Clinic expansion continues

Excitement, some skepticism, as VA Clinic expansion continues

Excitement — and some skepticism — are building as the expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings moves closer to reality.

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Construction on VA Clinic expansion progressing on schedule

Construction on VA Clinic expansion progressing on schedule

Construction on a newly expanded 70,000-square-foot VA Clinic in Billings is under way and on pace to be completed by February 2014.

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Miles City native tapped to lead VA Montana

Miles City native tapped to lead VA Montana

A Miles City native has been named director of the VA Montana Health Care System.

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Leadership changes in store for VA Montana Healthcare System

Leadership changes in store for VA Montana Healthcare System

VA Montana is a step closer to getting a new director.

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Ground broken for expansion of Billings VA Clinic

Ground broken for expansion of Billings VA Clinic

A new 70,000-square-foot VA Clinic is set to open in Billings in February 2014. The clinic will provide specialty outpatient services to 11,000 veterans annually in Eastern Montana, saving them from traveling hundreds of miles to the nearest VA facility.

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VA Montana poised to open inpatient psychiatric wing

VA Montana poised to open inpatient psychiatric wing

More than a year after a $7 million, 24,000-square-foot facility opened at Fort Harrison, the eight-bed unit designed for veterans needing inpatient psychiatric care is nearly ready to open.

September 19, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Groundbreaking set for VA Clinic expansion

Groundbreaking for the expansion of the Billings Veterans Affairs Clinic is set for Oct. 19.

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Inpatient acute psychiatric wing at VA Montana remains closed due to lack of psychiatrists

Inpatient acute psychiatric wing at VA Montana remains closed due to lack of psychiatrists

More than a year after a $7 million, 24,000-square-foot facility opened at Fort Harrison, an eight-bed unit for veterans needing inpatient psychiatric care remains empty.

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Event will connect Wyo. female veterans with services and each other

Event will connect Wyo. female veterans with services and each other

CASPER, Wyo. — There is one patient Lt. Jodi Smith cannot forget.

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Montana poised to benefit from increase in VA mental health staff

Montana poised to benefit from increase in VA mental health staff

At a time when the VA Montana Health Care System is struggling to recruit psychiatrists to treat veterans with mental health problems, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced an immediate, nearly 10 percent increase in mental health staffing across the country.

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