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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
Heather Frank - One of VA’s Top Nurses Introducing Heather Frank, one of VA's and Iowa's, Top Nurses, whose extra effort has helped Vietnam Veterans in her Iowa Veteran Affairs hospital, receive awards for their service.
Vietnam Marine Corps Veteran – Forever Proud Vietnam Vet, given grave cancer prognosis, says his top priority is family and his 11-month-old spirited grandson. “When my dad lies down next to him, Jayden just falls asleep.”
Couples Caring for Veterans in Foster Homes There is an alternative to a nursing home for eligible Veterans. VA's Medical Foster Home Program is for Veterans no longer able to safely live independently. Here are two couples who participate.
San Diego VA Doctor Patients’ Best Friend He reminds his patients of “those doctors from 50 years ago where they sit down and talk to you and are like your best friend. ”Meet Dr. James Michelson of VA San Diego.
Caring for Veterans at Work and at Home VA has great employees and some of the best are our nurses. Drema Bratton, a VA nurse for 37 years, was recently named Nurse of the Year at her Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
“They Saved My Son's Life” Families of Veterans with problems have a remarkable confidential VA program designed to assist them in finding the help they need with compassion, patience and understanding.
Be There for a Veteran in Crisis September is Suicide Prevention Month and VA is asking for the entire nation’s help in reducing Veteran suicide and calling on everyone to Be There for Veterans and Service members.
Health and Fitness for Older Veterans VA's Gerofit fitness and health promotion program reduces the risk of the need for nursing home care by developing individually tailored, functionally-based exercise for America's older Veterans.
I am here to help, that is my gift to you. VA Audiologist Dr. Erica Bush lost her hearing as a child and understands the challenges of Veterans with hearing problems. Read her inspiring story of turning her experiences into helping Veterans.
Wanted: Half a Million More Veterans to Volunteer It's called the Million Veteran Program and we're half way there. A Veteran from Alabama became the 500,000th Veteran to voluntarily enroll in the program which may help to prevent and treat diseases.