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West Texas VA Health Care System
WTVAHCS Women Veterans Program Did you know that women are the fastest growing group within the Veteran population? VA's Women’s Health Services provides programmatic and strategic support to for all women Veterans.
Volunteer Contributions to Facility Operations In the VA Healthcare System, volunteers are a crucial element in everyday functions. Over 140,000 volunteers gave more than 11 million hours in service to America's Veterans.
Training the Next Generation of Providers In an employment market that exists at the WTVAHCS, training the next generation of healthcare providers begins with customer service which all service industry organizations value first.
Click 2 Benefits How does a Veteran in sparsely populated West Texas obtain the personalized benefit information and claims assistance offered by a VA Regional Office 300 miles away? Click 2 Benefits is here to help!
Health and Wellness in the New Year There are some proactive strategies that can help improve health in the New Year. First the best and easiest way to be proactive about your health is to change your eating habits.
My HealtheVet 2014 My HealtheVet is the VA’s online Personal Health Record. Its web-based resources and tools offer you greater control over your own health and wellness allowing you to be an active partner in your health care.
Telehealth Telehealth Services: Providing the right care in the right place at the right time.There are lots of reasons to be excited about Telehealth services at our West Texas VA Health Care System!
Veteran Centered Care West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS) began the implementation phase of GetWellNetwork mid-FY14. GetWellNetwork is interactive technology that will benefit our patients, physicians, staff, and medical center.
Systems Redesign The mission of the West Texas VA Health Care System is to serve the health care needs of Veterans through excellence of service. Service is defined as the one on one interaction between the Veteran and VA staff.
Veteran Touts Access A homeless Veteran walked into a Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) inquiring about a large cyst on his forehead wanting it removed. . Additionally, he expressed concern about the tent he had been living in.
From the Veterans Health Administration
VA Remembers America's Fallen on Memorial Day Once known as “Decoration Day,” Memorial Day is a time for remembering the people who died while serving in America’s armed forces. Here’s a list of ceremonies in your area.
90 Years of VA Research Improves Veterans' Lives Did you know VA doctors performed the first successful liver transplant in 1968, and that VA doctors have received the Nobel Prize? Find out more as VA celebrates National VA Research Week.
He Was Given Two Years to Live…23 Years Ago Veteran Roy Jeffers is marking Hepatitis Awareness Month by sharing his brave story with Veterans and their families in the hope that they will learn more and make an appointment to get tested…now!
Women Veterans Can Be Role Models for Health Of the almost 670,000 Women Veterans enrolled with VA, over 400,000 of them utilized VHA health care in 2014. Read here about how they can be role models for health for other women and young girls.
Honoring VA's Compassionate Professionals The thousands of VA nurses who take care of America’s Veterans are skilled, caring professionals. During National Nurses Week, we say “Thank You” for taking care of our heroes.
10th Anniversary of VA’s Polytrauma Program For ten years, VA’s Polytrauma System of Care has treated Veterans with multiple severe injuries. Two of the hundreds of Veterans who have received care tell their stories of strength and recovery.
Veteran Re-Connects with Other Women at Vet Center After one of the most emotionally challenging jobs in the military left her with PTSD, former sergeant Josie Beatty found help at a Vet Center and learned she did not “have to be super human.”
Veterans' Real Stories of Strength and Resilience Hundreds of Veterans share their experiences with mental health challenges and reaching out for support. On a unique website, you can hear how they started their journeys toward recovery.
Planting Cabbage on Earth Day in a Healing Ground Hundreds of Veterans have found a safe haven for dealing with a variety of issues in a Walla Walla VA “Healing Ground” garden. Thinking about things with the “clarity of fresh air.”
Veterans and Medical Centers Celebrate Earth Day Veterans are seeing green as they join VA Medical Centers across the country in a variety of programs to celebrate Earth Day initiatives that help the planet and create a healing environment.