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Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
Shreveport Recognized for Homelessness Efforts Shreveport has been recognized by federal agencies as the second city in Louisiana for progress made to functionally end veteran homelessness. “This is a proud moment for Shreveport.
Overton Brooks Veteran Makes His Own Success Story Measuring success is much more than quantifiable and qualitative results. Depending on a person’s culture success could be defined with several different meanings. Business success may be
OBVAMC 2nd Annual Diversity Fair Overton Brooks VA Medical Center celebrated its 2nd Annual Diversity Fair, recently. The Diversity Fair was an opportunity to celebrate and honor a large group of people who make
OBVAMC East Wing Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly renovated East Wing Primary Care Clinic, July 13. The medical center also conducted a Community Open House displaying a
Veterans Take Advantage of Adaptive Golf Clinic Overton Brooks Veterans spent time on the green, recently. The Transition Care Management (TCM) team, formerly known as the Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom team,
VA Chief of Staff Visit The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) welcomed Mr. Robert Snyder the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Chief of Staff, June 15. Snyder had an opportunity to tour the facility, meet OBVAMC community partners
Volunteers make a difference at Overton Brooks One person can make a difference. April 12-18 is National Volunteers Week and like other VA facilities, Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is honoring the service of its Volunteers.
Overton Brooks VA: From fort to hospital Overton Brooks VA rests on what used to be a Civil War fort, built by the last Confederate general to surrender. Read more to learn about Shreveport VA's history as we honor the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War's end.
Vet-Link: An easier way to check-in There is now an easier way for Veterans to check-in for their appointments at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center. Vet-Link kiosks shorten check-in and wait times for appointments.
VLER: Improving Continuity of Care for Veterans The Veterans Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) means giving the right data to the right people at the right time, which ultimately means improving a Veteran's continuity of care.
From the Veterans Health Administration
My HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out! The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Veteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Veteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Veterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Veterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.