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2014-04-14 23:00:55

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will officially begin offering “in-house” chiropractic services on April 28, 2014. Led by newly hired chiropractor Dr. Jason Napuli, the program will augment the healthcare system’s robust Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PM&R) located at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, Fla. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will officially begin offering “in-house”...

2014-03-31 23:01:44

Western State Design and R.W. Martin recently completed refurbishing the textile care facility and installation of a new steamless laundry for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Richmond, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On March 13, 2014, the completely remodeled VHA Textile Care Processing Facility at the Richmond VA Medical Center was unveiled at a grand opening. This was the first state-of-the-art steamless laundry facility installed for the federal government. All of the laundry...

2014-03-28 23:00:58

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a medical center renaming ceremony in honor of the late Congressman C.W. Bill Young on April 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a medical center renaming ceremony in honor of the late Congressman C.W. Bill Young on April 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, Fla. in the courtyard located...

2014-03-26 10:44:42

Findings reveal system of centralized transplantation care may place lives at risk Veterans with liver disease who live more than 100 miles from a Veterans Administration hospital that offers liver transplants are only half as likely to be placed on the liver transplant waitlist to receive a new organ compared to veterans who live closer to transplant centers, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. The findings, which are published...

2014-03-18 23:27:35

The Perceptive Acuo VNA will improve medical image access, free patient data from PACS vendor control and provide greater freedom and flexibility in selection of clinical systems. SHAWNEE, Kan. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 News Facts Lexmark’s Perceptive Software announces the Veterans Health Administration (VA) Midwest Health Care Network (also known as Veterans Integrated Service Network 23 (VISN 23)) will deploy Perceptive Software's Acuo Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) to consolidate...

2014-03-11 23:03:41

Terry Wollman to play invitation only show for wounded Veterans and their caregivers this Sunday. MIAMI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Miami VA Healthcare System is proud to host #1 Jazz recording star and Miami native Terry Wollman for an invitation only performance for Veterans and their caregivers Sunday, March 16. This special performance will be for wounded Veterans and their caregivers – the men and women who standby and care for their loved ones as these Veterans recover and...

2014-03-07 23:26:53

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System’s C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center will launch its newly installed Interactive Patient Care System on March 11, 2014 to help educate, engage and empower patients in the care they receive. BAY PINES, Fla. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System’s C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center will launch its newly installed Interactive Patient Care System on March 11, 2014 to help educate, engage and empower patients in the care they receive....

2014-02-24 16:25:12

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that Russell F. Lewis has been appointed senior vice president and chief information and technology officer. In this new role, Lewis will lead VHA's Technology and Development department and will oversee all projects related to the acquisition, installation and maintenance of major information systems and technology initiatives across VHA's family of companies. "I am pleased that...

2014-02-12 23:20:24

Placental-based wound coverings to reach VA and other health care providers treating chronic wounds. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Liventa Bioscience (formerly AFCell Medical), the trusted innovator in living donor birth tissues to advance wound care healing, has joined forces with industry leader Medline Industries, Inc. to enter the U.S. wound care market. The partnership will introduce Liventa’s advanced placental-based technology to Medline’s extensive customer base...

2014-02-12 08:28:09

States Modernizing PA Practice Laws to Increase Access to Quality Care, According to AAPA ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), state lawmakers are working quickly to modernize physician assistant (PA) practice laws to increase access to quality healthcare and reduce patient wait times. In 2013, 42 states and the District of Columbia adopted 109 such laws or regulation...