Tag Archives: Health

VA Rates High on Patient Satisfaction in National Survey

Robert A. Petzel, M.D., Department of Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Health

In addition to showing us what we’re doing right, the survey also shows us where we could be making some improvements.

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Managing Stress to Avoid Weight Gain

Registered Dietitian, Fayetteville, N.C. VAMC

Stress may never go away completely, but you use some tools below to manage it.

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Detroit VAMC’s Victory Band Makes Beautiful Music

Public Affairs Officer, Detroit VA Healthcare System

Detroit VAMC’s Victory Band helps patients heal through music.

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Turning Point: Proactive Testing Can Make All The Difference

Assistant Chief of the Business Office and Privacy Officer, Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Don’t ignore your symptoms; get checked out!

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Lovell assists Veterans Court, graduates three enrollees

Mass Communication Specialist, Lovell FHCC

Three recently graduated from the 19th Judicial Circuit of Lake County, Ill., Veterans Treatment Assistance Court program.

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Achieving New Mental Health Treatment Goals for Veterans, Servicemembers and their Families

VA’s Undersecretary for Health: Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrator

VA and its partners continue to work to provide more and better services to our Veterans.

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VA Health Care, the Affordable Care Act and You!

On Friday, March 14, in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services and our community partners, VA is hosting a Google+ Hangout and information session to provide uninsured Veterans, their family members, caregivers and advocates information about health …

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National Nutrition Month – Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

Registered Dietetic Technician, Durham, North Carolina VA Medical Center

On National Registered Dietician Day, make one change that will get you on the path to eating more healthy.

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Women Veterans Twitter Town Hall

Join VA, the Veterans Benefits Administration and the Veterans Health Administration for a Twitter town hall about women Veterans benefits and health care today at 2 p.m. We’ll have experts on hand to answer your questions and to provide options …

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VA Fact Checks Record Management Allegation

You may have seen recent news coverage alleging the mishandling of patient records by a VA medical facility in 2008. Some media reports on this issue have been inaccurate. VA did not destroy patients’ personal medical records in VA’s electronic …

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