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VA St. Louis Health Care System

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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

Medical Technologist Dionne Hockett operates the new BioFire Blood Culture Identification system New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational Salute to Veteran Patients Week
All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder
If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month – A Veteran Nurse’s StoryFebruary is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story
Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health CareTelehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care
VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans
Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center”
Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans
Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA
All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans Creating a Brighter Future
Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.

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