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VA Maryland Health Care System
Keeping Facilities Healthy Means Reducing Costs Whitney Burger, an energy engineer at the VA Maryland Health Care System, has been was selected as the as the Department of Veterans Affairs Energy Engineer of the Year.
Award Winning Augie Hernandez is REdi Hernandez was recognized with one of four newly-established awards for Excellence in Clinical, Simulation, Training, Education and Research.
Perry Point VAMC selected for a Fisher House The Fisher House facilities offer the comforts of home to families and caregivers of veterans and service members receiving care at a VA medical center or military hospital.
One of Our Own Changes the National Scene Dr. Lois Freeman’s idea rises to the top, beating out 2,200 submissions in the 2016 Employee Innovation Compeetition.
Get the flu shot before the flu bug gets you To obtain a free flu shot at Walgreens, veterans will not need to make an appointment, but they must show their VA Veterans Health Identification Card and another form of identification.
Myths, Facts, and Preventing Suicide Some of the risks factors for suicide include depression, chronic pain, grief, loss of a relationship, serious injury or long-term illness. Others include legal, financial, family, work or social problems.
Improving the VA Experience for LGBT Veterans The Human Rights Campaign Foundation named the Baltimore VA Medical Center in 2013 as one of eight facilities in Maryland as designated leaders in delivering explicit LGBT-inclusive care.
Introducing The Spine Board Within the Spine Board, a group of specialist in various aspects of lumbar spine care gathers to discuss the best clinical options to help patients with lower back pain.
Volunteers Recognized The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System has recognized three outstanding volunteers as Volunteers of the Year, each representing a different VA facility.
Remembering Vietnam’s 50th The VA Maryland Health Care System, along with nearly 9,000 organizations across the country, joined the Department of Defense to honor our nation’s Vietnam Veterans for the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration.
From the Veterans Health Administration
Robotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury It's called an Exoskeleton and it uses motion sensors and a computer control system to allow Veterans with spinal cord injuries to stand and take steps, with a little help.
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.