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Telerehabilitation Program at Wytheville Clinic Access to physical therapy (PT) through the use of clinical video technology has helped Veterans in rural areas avoid the inconvenience of traveling further for treatment and care.
Salem Participates in Million Veteran Program Salem VAMC was selected to participate in the VA research initiative, Million Veteran Program(MVP): A Partnership with Veterans. The first Salem VAMC Veteran from was enrolled on May 31, 2016.
Salem VA Research and Development In May 2016, VA Research and Development will officially celebrate its 91st year and has compiled a long history of significant successes dating back to development of the first hospital-based medical studies.
Transition and Care Management (TCM) Program VHA is renaming the OEF/OIF/OND Care Management Program to Transition and Care Management (TCM) Program. The OEF/OIF/OND Care Management Program was established in October 2007 by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A Message to all of our Veterans and families We apologize for any inconvenience that many of you are currently experiencing when trying to call the Salem VAMC to reach your service providers and care teams. We are working to fix the problem.
Flag Presented to Salem VAMC Hospice Unit On December 15, 2014, Mr. Douglas Burnette, President of the Vietnam Veterans Association Chapter 81 presented a ceremonial flag to the Salem VAMC Hospice Unit for display, in memory of Veterans who have passed away.
WATER MANAGEMENT MONITORING AND LEGIONELLA There have been no confirmed cases of Legionella disease contracted by inpatients or employees from the Salem VAMC. We had one Veteran outpatient who was admitted, treated appropriately and released.
2014 VA2K Walk and Roll Salem VAMC will be hosting its annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21, 2014 from 12-1p. The total distance is 2K (1.25 miles). We will meet outside the Auditorium (Building 5); if inclement weather we will meet inside.
Veterans Only Regional Job Fair Salem VAMC will host the 3rd Annual Veterans Only Regional Job Fair on April 30, 2014, from 9a-2p in the Auditorium. About 30 employers will be on site to help Veterans find a job.
Ribbon-Cutting for Salem Mental Health Building Salem VA Medical Center hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Acute Mental Health Inpatient Building 170 on November 20, 2013 with focus on patient-centered care and patient safety.
From the Veterans Health Administration
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.
VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients Concerts, Valentines, and a lot of Americans saying Thank You, all part of VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients. Along with a chance for you to learn how you can volunteer to help our heroes.
A Journey to Vietnam, and Reconciliation In December 2016 a group of Veterans along with VA providers and academics from around the country met in Vietnam to jointly experience a spiritual pilgrimage to facilitate recovery from the war.
Army Veteran Spends His Days Comforting the Dying Nine years ago Julian Scadden, a 67-year-old Vietnam-Era Veteran who works as a housekeeper at the Denver VA, found his true calling in life: comforting dying Veterans on the hospital's hospice unit
VA Giving Strength to Couples in Crisis The Baltimore VA's Strength at Home program is designed to help Veterans who are experiencing physical or verbal abuse in their relationships, but don't know how to end the circle of violence.
Honoring the Voices and Experiences of Veterans My Life, My Story. A unique VA project that lets Veterans tell their VA care team about their life and careers, who they are as a person and then have their story added to their VA medical record.
Veteran loses 30 pounds in VA's MOVE! program Army Veteran, 65, lost more than 30 pounds and got in shape with VA's MOVE! program - lifting weights and attending fitness classes for cardio three times a week. Also, a little yoga and boxercise.
Transgender Vets, the VA, and Respect Are you a transgender Veteran? The VA provides gender transition counseling, evaluations for hormone therapy, and evaluations for gender transition surgeries, along with a healthy dose of respect.
Dr. Eloise Harman - One of VA's Top Doctors. Dr. Eloise Harman follows in her parents' footsteps in providing care for America's Veterans. And spends most of her free time volunteering to help others. Meet another one of VA's Top Doctors.
Nearly 100,000 Vets Enrolled in Burn Pit Registry Veterans who had exposure to burn pits and other airborne hazards during deployment are encouraged to join the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. Almost 100,000 Veterans have so far.