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Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Minneapolis VA Receives ALS Certification The Minneapolis VA Health Care System has been named a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence by the ALS Association. Only four VA centers have received this designation.
Minneapolis VA Staffers Help in Hurricane Recovery Four Minneapolis VA staff spent two weeks on the Island of Puerto Rico as part of the VA’s Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) emergency response program following Hurricane Maria in September.
Center for Integrative Health and Healing The Minneapolis VA Health Care System will celebrate the opening of its new Center for Integrative Health and Healing with an open house and brief ceremony on December 12.
Minneapolis VA Receives Top Quality Rating For six years in a row, the Minneapolis VA Health Care System has maintained a five-star rating based on the Department of Veteran Affairs' internal measures.
New Apartments for Homeless Veterans Open "This is a new start that has taken a heavy burden off my shoulders, helping bring stability and hope into my life," said Nathaniel Green, a Veteran and one of the first tenants.
Veterans Town Hall in Hibbing, Minnesota The next VA-sponsored Veterans Town Hall will be held on September 28, from 4-6 p.m. in Hibbing, MN. The event is open to Veterans, their spouses, VA stakeholders and the general public.
Four Minneapolis VA Nurses Receive Top Honors The Minneapolis VA took home top honors in four of 16 categories in the annual Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Outstanding Nurses Awards” competition for 2017. Four other VA nurses were “finalists” in the competition.
VA Researcher Receives American Legion's Top Award Dr. Apostolos Georgopoulos, director of the Brain Sciences Center in the Minneapolis Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, was presented The American Legion’s Distinguished Service Medal.
Dr. Lederle Receives Top VA Research Award Dr. Frank A. Lederle received the 2017 John B. Barnwell Award - he is noted for his seminal work on surgical management and treatment for patients who have abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Top VA Workplace Wellness Award for Minneapolis Minneapolis VA one of only 8 VA Medical Centers to receive gold award. This new award is designed to recognize VAMCs that have developed a strong culture of employee well-being.
From the Veterans Health Administration
National 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 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 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 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 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.
Minneapolis 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.
Research 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.
Veterans 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.
Veterans 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.
Women Veterans: Retreat Healthy and Healing Women Veterans attend Healing in Nature Retreat which promotes whole health and wellness to help women Veterans explore personal wellness goals. “My best six days since coming home.”