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VA St. Louis Health Care System

Local Features

Thumbnail Operating Room Hiring EventVA St Louis HCS OR Hiring Event
Nov 5, 2016, the VA St Louis is hosting an OR hiring event at the John Cochran division. OR nurses must have at least one year of OR experience. We are hiring OR nurses, OR educator and OR Nurse Manager.
Thumbnail sized picture of a stethoscope and some wording.St. Louis VAHCS Docs Among the Best in the Nation
September 30, 2016 The medical knowledge company, Best Doctors, Inc has included 32 physicians who provide patient care at the VA St. Louis Health Care System in the 2015-2016 edition of The Best Doctors in America.
Welcome Home ImageWelcome Home
Veterans and their families are invited to join us for music, food, fun, informational booths and a great celebration of their dedication and service to our country. We are committed to helping make each service member’s
VA ST Louis health care System8th Annual Sweat with the Vets
The 8th Annual “Sweat with the Vets” 5K run, walk and roll will be held Saturday, October 24th at the scenic and beautiful Jefferson Barracks Division of the VA St. Louis Health Care System.
VA St. Louis Health Care System John Cochran DivisionVA St Louis Health Care System Recognized
VA St Louis Health Care System has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Sample of the new redesigned look to VA web sites.Re-Designed VA Web Sites
You gave us your opinions and we listened to what you had to say. The VA re-designed its web sites with a new look that will help you access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation.
John Cochran Medical CenterSt. Louis Women Veterans Program Expanding
St. Louis VA provides women veterans new and improved health services
John CochranGoodbye Paper Medical Records
Electronic patient medical records make paper records obsolete
Logo for Telephone Lifestyle CoachingTLC – Telephone Lifestyle Coaching
Veterans and VA health care providers have a new program to improve Veteran well-being. Telephone Lifestyle Coaching (TLC) enhances the quality of care by providing services when and where Veterans want them.
VA Chaplain ServiceReclaim, renew and rekindle your relationships
RECLAIM the foundation on which your marriage was built; RENEW your trust and commitment to your partner; REKINDLE the love that drew you together.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systems Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless persons tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.
Portrait of the Graves family.A Veteran's Final Hours at a VA Hospital
Carol Graves, wife of Army Veteran C.A. Graves, said her 76-year-old husband received the utmost respect and kindness during the last few days of his life at the VA hospital in Shreveport, La.
People KayakingVA and Healing Powers of Nature Rescue Vet
When the transition to civilian life left an Air Force Veteran in a dark place, he turned to VA and nature for help. There is so much healing that goes on when you are alone surrounded by nature.
Male Veteran standing beside a horse.Veterans Conquer Depression with Equine Therapy
For some Veterans coping with depression, post-traumatic stress and even physical pain, spending some quality time with a horse (also known as equine therapy) might just be the perfect remedy.

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