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Minneapolis VA Health Care System

 

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image of patient in a hospital with the text starting June 6, 2019 New Urgent Care BenefitsVA MISSION Act Urgent Care Benefits
The urgent care benefit covers treatment of non-emergent symptoms such as flu-like symptoms (coughs and colds), wheezing, sprains, sore throats, painful urination, bumps and bruises, ear pain, and mild skin irritations.
photo of the Minneapolis VA medical center, a white building with a large circle of grass and a roundabout in frontMinneapolis VA Going Tobacco Free Effective May 29
We are committed to providing excellent health care for Veterans. To fully promote a healthy environment for all our Veterans, visitors, and contractors, we will be a tobacco-free campus effective May 29, 2019.
Provider giving a patient the flu vaccine in their arm.Study: Flu Linked to Heart Failure Hospitalization
The Minneapolis VA Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research study is the largest to confirm the long-held notion of a connection between influenza and heart failure.
On Monday mornings, you will find Joe Dedeaux outside the Main entrance extending a greeting and a helping hand to everyone arriving at our facility.Volunteer Spotlight - Joseph Dedeaux
On Monday mornings, you will find Joe Dedeaux outside the Main entrance extending a greeting and a helping hand to everyone arriving at our facility.
CRNA Garrett Peterson (center) and Dustin Palm, MD, discuss pain control strategies with patient.Acute Regional Pain Service
Minneapolis VAHCS Anesthesiology Department introduces Acute Regional Pain Service offering peripheral nerve blocks, or “pain blocks” to Veterans undergoing surgery.
Medication SafetyMedication Safety
You can help raise awareness of medication safety by sharing this information on your social media.
Minneapolis VA Medical Center to Host National Vietnam War Veterans Day Event on March 29Minneapolis VA to Host Vietnam War Veterans Event
Vietnam Veterans are invited to attend the Vietnam Veteran Recognition event on March 29, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Displays, info booths and giveaways will happen throughout the day.
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is one of 12 facilities in Veterans Health Administration to be recognized as a "Best Experience" site based on patient feedback.Minneapolis VA Recognized for Patient Experience
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is one of 12 facilities in Veterans Health Administration to be recognized as a "Best Experience" site based on patient feedback.
The VA announced that Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the 2018 HSR&D Best Research Paper of the Year Award.Minneapolis VA Doctor Awarded Best Research Paper
Minneapolis VA’s Dr. Erin Krebs receives the 2018 HSR&D Best Research Paper of the Year Award. The award honors research studies with results that are important to Veterans’ health and care.
January 23, 2019, at The Operations Center at the Minneapolis VA’s Community Resource and Referral Center, Matt Harris and Marci Godfrey help register homeless Veterans identified in the PIT count.Minneapolis VA Has Pivotal Role in Homeless Count
For 24 hours in January, outreach workers throughout the country scoured shelters, abandoned buildings, trains and alleyways looking for homeless people as part of the annual Point-in-Time count.

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