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Kansas City VA Medical Center


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Health Promotion Disease Prevention LogoHelping Veterans through Prevention
The Health Promotion Disease Prevention program is national wide and focuses on changing how the VA provides care to our Veterans. It also assists the Veterans in taking steps to become more involved in their own care.
Veteran Bruce Welsch is checking out the new check in kiosks!Check Out the Check In Kiosks!
Veterans are able to check in for appointments, print appointment lists, change their address, next of kin, emergency contact, and insurance info securely through the kiosks. There are 19 new kiosks.
VA Medical Foster Home - Where Heroes Meet AngelsSupport at Home – Where Heroes Meet Angels
Aging and disabled Veterans are finding a new place to call home. In 2014, the Kansas City VA started the Medical Foster Home (MFH) program. It is a wonderful program to help the long term care needs of Veterans.
Janet Hessenflow, Executive Director of Crossroads Hospice in Kansas City, and Kelly Artis, Caring More award winner.Kelly Artis Receives the Caring More Award
Kelly Artis Receives the Caring More Award. The Award recognizes a social worker who goes above and beyond for patients and the community and provides a donation to a charity of their choice.
2013 Service of the Year, Fiscal Department Staff.Congratulations to Fiscal, Service of the Year
Congratulations to KCVA Fiscal Department for being the 2013 Service of the Year! Read more about how our Fiscal Department earned this title and how they work to improve Veteran care every day.
Pedro and his team reach the summit.Soldier to Summit
It was two in the morning when I stepped outside to join the rest of the team. The moment that I had been preparing for in the last three months was finally here. Although the temperature was
Bell Donated in appreciation form Jewish War Veterans MO-KAN Post 605Ring this bell, three times well!
Ring this Bell, Three Times Well! Traditionally, ringing a bell means something noteworthy is happening. For our Veterans who complete their radiation therapy, it is a way to say, “I’ve made it.”
Watercolor by Jim DutcherRecovery Through Art
In an effort to combat stigma about mental illness and highlight the artistic talent of Veterans in KCVA Mental Health programs, the KCVA Veterans Advisory Council on Mental Health sponsored “Recovery Through Art”.
Mr. Willis and Dr. MillerMOVE! Success Story Update
The last time we interviewed Mr. Willis, he was still using a wheelchair. His exercise consisted of abdominal crunches from the sitting position either in the chair or on the side of his bed.
Sensitivity Test - Jello, Necco candy wafers, and sweet tarts.Lab Staff "Make it Work"!
Each year, during the month of April, the Kansas City VA Medical Center celebrates the contributions of its laboratory professionals to our Veterans. As part of our celebration this year, we had activities such as “Pathology Specimen Look-alike” and our version of the TV show Project Runway: “Laboratory Runway”.

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