Patient safety is the duty of all VHA employees, Veterans and their family members, and visitors. The WTVAHCS supports reporting actual incidents, near misses or good catches to ensure the safety of our Veterans.
MAKING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS? Managing your weight with a healthy plate might be a good place to start! Your VA Dietitians have information on how you can create a healthy plate to help you lose weight.
My HealtheVet is your computerized health record that is available to you by just enrolling and establishing a secure access code. Veterans are allowed to communicate with providers through Secure Messaging.
There are currently 3.1 million rural Veterans enrolled in the VA system nationwide representing 36% of the total Veterans enrolled in VA healthcare. The West Texas VA Health Care System serves 23,676 enrolled Veterans.
The West Texas VA Health Care System has graduated from delivering traditional primary care to the Patient Aligned Care Teams approach. We partner with Veterans and guarantee them access to care using diverse methods.
The WTVAHCS provides the best care available to our Veterans, but being a rural facility presents some obstacles. Tele-health care allows us to provide the right care, at the right place, at the right time.
Up to 50 percent of heart patients fail to take their medications correctly after they leave the hospital. VA’s solution? A simple one: persistent, friendly reminders from your health care professionals.
Natalie Dell, a medal winner at the 2012 Summer Olympics, conducts mental health research for VA. As the next Olympics approach, here are 20 questions about her Olympics experience and her work for Veterans.