- It's Never Too Late to Serve Those Who Served
It's Never Too Late to Serve Those Who Served
- Greater Access to Medical Records
My HealtheVet recently added new features to its “Blue Button”. VA Blue Button offers VA patients the option to securely download health records online where they can print or save them to their computer or portable devices.
- A MOVE!ing Success Story
Kalo Willis has struggled with weight his entire life. Last April his VA doctor offered him hope with a referral to the MOVE! program. The MOVE! Program is a weight management program designed by VA to help Veterans lose weight, keep it off, and improve their health.
- Million Veteran Program
Million Veteran Program: Partnering with Veterans to Revolutionize Health Care
The Kansas City VA Medical Center in Kansas City, MO is one of 50 VAMCs selected across the nation to serve as an enrollment site for the Million Veteran Program (MVP), a research program that will help us better understand how genes affect Veterans’ health and illness
- Dietetic Intern Shares Her KCVA Story
My time here at the VA as a management dietetic intern has be wonderful! It has exceeded my expectations more than I could ever imagine.
- TLC – Telephone Lifestyle Coaching
Telephone Lifestyle Coaching (TLC) will help patients improve their quality of life without having to travel to a VA medical center.
- Cancer Survivors Day Celebration
On June 4, 2012, KCVAMC celebrated Cancer Survivors Day at the Gazebo in the Cancer Survivor Park. Approximately 400 survivors and their loved ones attended the event.
- Distiguished Clerical Service Award Recipient
Valued KCVA employee, Eric Hernandez was the recipient of the United States Government - Distinguished Clerical Service Award during the 19th Annual Public Employees Recognition Day held on May 9th, 2012.
- Celebrating our Nurses
Nurses Week is celebrated every year from May 6-May 12. In conjunction with the KCVA’s 60th anniversary, this year’s Nurses Week was focused on the 1960’s.
- Grateful for our Volunteers!
Grateful for our Volunteers!
- VA Medical Centers Named for Presidents
Can you name the three VA medical centers named for United States presidents? Here’s a story on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt campus of the Hudson Valley Healthcare System in Montrose, New York.
- Research Today Means Healthier Tomorrow
May 13-17 is National VA Research Week with the theme “VA Research Inspires.” VA Research has been part of advances in treating heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury and mental health disorders.
- PTSD Help: With You When You Need It Most
VA is making it possible for Veterans to access PTSD information in mobile friendly formats. Check out the mobile self-help apps and “treatment companion” apps. Find “Where to Get Help for PTSD.”
- VA Nurses: Quality and Innovation in Patient Care
VA salutes our 80,000 nurses during National Nurses Week…and every week. Every day, VA’s nurses provide state-of-the-art, cost-effective nursing care to America’s Veterans and their families.
- Stress? Problems? Here is Free Online Help!
Moving Forward is an online program that helps overcome life’s challenges. Designed specifically for Veterans and Military Service Members, but can anyone can use it to make problems more manageable.
- An Easier-to-Understand Billing Statement
VA, with help from Veterans, has created a more patient-friendly statement that is easier to understand. The improved statement has a concise layout and several new features that Veterans wanted.
- Two Volunteers at Erie VA Team Up to Save a Veteran's Life
When a Veteran’s life hung in the balance, two volunteers worked together calmly and efficiently to render aid. Their efforts may have made the difference between life and death.
- PTSD Study: Men Versus Women
In an effort to develop PTSD treatments that are geared more precisely to the unique needs of men and women, VA researchers have begun to investigate how men and women learn to fear.
- Training Veterans to Care for Themselves
An Occupational Therapist talks about VA’s Wellness Program and how Tai Chi helps Veterans and their families with memory, improved sleep, decreased stress and overall health.
- Learn About the Impact of Sexual Trauma
Military sexual trauma (MST) refers to sexual assault during military service. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, time to talk about services VA has available for Veterans who experienced MST.