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VA San Diego Healthcare System
Bormann receives two prestigious nursing awards VA San Diego Nurse Researcher, Jill Bormann, Ph.D., RN, FAAN received two prestigious nursing awards for her extensive body of research on the use of a Mantram Repetition Program.
VA Imperial Valley Clinic opens in new location The Veterans Affairs (VA) San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) announced the opening of the VA Imperial Valley Clinic in the new location at 1115 South 4th Street, El Centro, Calif, 92243.
The Veteran Appointment Request App is Here! As part of VA’s focus on ensuring that Veterans receive timely access to health care, VA Mobile has launched the new Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) App to schedule or request primary care & mental health appointments.
Having Trouble with your Hearing? Hearing loss is very common among the veteran population due in part to the high noise levels encountered on active duty. It can affect your ability to communicate, which can significantly impact on your well-being.
What You Should Know About Diabetes Diabetes is the single most expensive disease in the United States, with $101 billion spent in 2013 on diagnosis and treatment. In Veterans, nearly 1 in 4 of VA patients have been diagnosed with Adult Onset Diabetes.
Five things we’re doing about Veteran Suicide In July, the Department of Veterans Affairs released its newest Veteran suicide report detailing new statistics on the Veteran suicide crisis currently affecting our nation’s heroes.
Convenient Scheduling for Audiology and Optometry We are happy to announce that VA San Diego Healthcare System now offers enrolled Veterans the opportunity to directly schedule routine ear and eye appointments with Audiology and Optometry clinics.
Care & Share Provides Holiday Meals for Veterans 'Tis the season to give back and employees at VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS), for the past 32 years, have been providing Veterans a holiday meal through the Care & Share program.
VASDHS Pilot Program helps Patients and Providers VA San Diego Healthcare System is piloting a program called vPACT (video patient-aligned care team), which uses wireless technology to connect patients with their providers through video visits.
VASDHS Earns Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality VASDHS received the 2016 Press Ganey NDNQI® Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality. This award recognizes the top-performing academic medical center for excellence in overall performance in nursing quality measures.
From the Veterans Health Administration
Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms? A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Important Office that Most People Have Never Heard VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
Marine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients Concerts, Valentines, and a lot of Americans saying Thank You, all part of VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients. Along with a chance for you to learn how you can volunteer to help our heroes.
A Journey to Vietnam, and Reconciliation In December 2016 a group of Veterans along with VA providers and academics from around the country met in Vietnam to jointly experience a spiritual pilgrimage to facilitate recovery from the war.
Army Veteran Spends His Days Comforting the Dying Nine years ago Julian Scadden, a 67-year-old Vietnam-Era Veteran who works as a housekeeper at the Denver VA, found his true calling in life: comforting dying Veterans on the hospital's hospice unit
VA Giving Strength to Couples in Crisis The Baltimore VA's Strength at Home program is designed to help Veterans who are experiencing physical or verbal abuse in their relationships, but don't know how to end the circle of violence.
Honoring the Voices and Experiences of Veterans My Life, My Story. A unique VA project that lets Veterans tell their VA care team about their life and careers, who they are as a person and then have their story added to their VA medical record.