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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

Dave Miller assists homeless VeteransMarine Veteran is VA's Male Volunteer of the Year
Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year. Miller served in Vietnam during the TET II offensive.
An elderly male Veteran in a wheelchair, entering a van.VA Helps Vietnam Veteran Get His Life Back
Dale Herb's life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn't leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help from the VA, he's completely mobile again.
FC Vincent Savarino, bottom right corner, with members of the 8th Field Artillery, Battery A on a beach in Oahu, Hawaii in 1935Veteran Volunteer to Celebrate 100th Birthday
Woodrow Wilson was President when Veteran Volunteer Vincent Savarino was born. This month he will celebrate birthday number 100 during National Volunteer Week at the Wilkes-Barre VA medical center.
Male patient resting in bed following surgeryWith VA's Help, Waco Veteran Gets a Second Chance
Thirty-year-old Stephen Jacinto survived two tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. It was only after he returned home to Waco, Texas, that the Air Force Veteran discovered his own mortality.
Veteran Brandon Myers removes his shoes from a wheelchair he used to harness an exoskeleton walking deviceRobotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury
It's called an Exoskeleton and it uses motion sensors and a computer control system to allow Veterans with spinal cord injuries to stand and take steps, with a little help.
A male wearing a BDU jacket speaking with a male counselor.Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms?
A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Surgeons looking at x-rays of patientImportant Office that Most People Have Never Heard
VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Fruit and Vegetable bowl Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition
VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
VAMC Director Isaacks visits with Veteran patientMarine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans
David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Lead Yoga Therapist Nancy Schalk.Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out
A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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