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Local Features

Veterans Stand Down OahuVeterans Health Service Forum Veterans Stand Down
The Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System presents the 2017 Veterans Stand Down Oahu. It will be an event for homeless Veterans and their families at the Waialua Community Center on 9/1/17 9am-2pm.
2016 Veterans Stand Down on OahuVeterans Health Service Forum Veterans Stand Down
The Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System presents the 2016 Veterans Stand Down on Oahu. This will be held at the McCoy Pavillion at the Ala Moana Beach Park on Friday September 30, 2016 from 9am to 1pm.
Veterans Health Service Forum GuamVeterans Health Service Forum Guam
The Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS) along with their partners from the Guam Naval Hospital and University of Guam invite all Veterans and their families to a Veterans Health Service Forum.
VA Hawaii Veterans Choice ProgramVA Expands Access to Care for VAPIHCS Veterans
The Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System today announced agreements with Native Hawaiian Health Care (NHHC) systems that will greatly expand access to health care for Veterans living on the islands.
(DAV) Donates New VanDisabled American Veterans (DAV) Donates New Van
Disabled American Veterans donated a brand new vehicle to VA Pacific Islands Health Care System on October 22nd 2015. Veterans needing a ride to their VA appointments can make a reservation by calling 808-433-7749
Sample VAMC WebsiteWe've Re-Designed Our Entire Website!
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.
Plate of Food Shaped in a HeartFood is Good Medicine
Choosing the right foods can ward off illness and can maintain good health. Learn more about the right kinds of food to eat—and those to avoid. The 'MyPlate' guide makes it easy.
John Liu, a Molokai resident, is one of the veterans benefiting from the Rural Health Care initiativeVA Pacific Islands HCS Reaches Out
VAPIHCS delivers rural health care for veterans residing in Molokai. The story features veteran John Liu and his health care managed by the Care Coordination Home Telehealth Program.
Nurse giving medication to an elderly patientVA Nursing Academy Program
The VA Pacific Islands Health Care System was selected as a site for a VA Nursing Academy starting in academic year 2009-2010.
Lonnie Hicks crosses the finish line at Aloha StadiumNo Holding Him Back
Lonnie Hicks participates in the 2010 Hawaii Aloha Charity Run, after joining the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System's MOVE weight loss and management program.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Medical Technologist Dionne Hockett operates the new BioFire Blood Culture Identification system New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational 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 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 StoryFebruary 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 CareTelehealth 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 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.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis 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.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch 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.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans 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.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans 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.

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