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Veteran Health Indiana

Local Features

VA social workers make a differenceCome Out to our Social Worker Event
The Department of Veterans Affairs is one largest employers of professional social workers in the country, with about 12,000 on staff. Your VAMC has over 100 social workers on your team.
VA caresAccess Stand Down this Saturday
A team of clinical leaders, administrators and volunteers will be on site at your Indianapolis VA medical center from 9 a.m. to noon to reach out to all Veterans waiting for urgent care.
Online form submissionIntent to File
Your VA has created a new “intent to file process” for Veterans and survivors who intend to file a claim for VA compensation, pension, or survivors’ benefits but need additional time to gather all of their information.
A patient in a TeleHealth exam roomTechnology That Heals
We want to provide our Veterans with the most convenient and high quality health care possible. CVT aims to make the local community the preferred place of care whenever possible by bringing the best care to you.
Woman looking out window thoughfullyMilitary Sexual Trauma Health Care
VA works closely with trauma survivors to assist Veterans recovering from experiences of Military Sexual Trauma (MST). Every VA health care facility has an MST Coordinator who serves as a contact person for MST.
pills spill from a prescription bottleHydrocodone Prescription Changes
Veterans taking hydrocodone combination products need to know that the Drug Enforcement Agency has now moved this pain reliever into the Schedule II medicine category. Pharmacies will more strictly control this medicine.
Quest for QualityQuest for Quality Recognition
The Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center has been recognized by the American Hospital Association for its leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety, awarded the Citation of Merit.
StrokeStroke and Sleep Apnea
As a result of a research study at Indianapolis VAMC, it was learned that patients with strokes have a very high rate of sleep apnea, and the traditional methods of screening for sleep apnea are not useful. Read more.
VA2K walkersVA2K Walk and Roll
Veterans, employees, and guests are invited to participate in the VA2K Walk & Roll on Wed May 21 anytime from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to promote employee fitness and support homeless Veterans.
VetLinkVetLink Makes Check-in Easier
In June, Veterans will have an easier way to check in for their appointments. Your Indianapolis VA medical center is installing VetLink kiosks at clinic (and other support) locations.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center participate in a PINK OUT every Monday in October to promote breast cancer awareness.Breast Cancer Awareness Information for Veterans
The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center's Women's Clinic has acquired a new state of the art 3D imaging mammography unit which allows superior imaging leading to earlier detection.
Veteran Brandon Thompson at the Aspire Center in San DiegoASPIRE Center Helps Veterans Get Their Life Back
Here's one Veteran's story about finding a “good place to be” thanks to VA's Aspire Center in San Diego, a 40-bed facility aimed at promoting recovery in Veterans returning from combat.
Wendy Schuster, LPN, with Veteran Stacy Coleman getting ready for an appointmentVA Provides Comprehensive Care for Women Veterans
The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center and clinics in Michigan and Wisconsin cared for over 1,100 women Veterans in 2016, providing a full continuum of care for women Veterans.
Palm Trees and cloudy skyMy HealtheVet: Vital Resource During Emergency
During an emergency, Veterans enrolled in My HealtheVet can access their medication refills, health records and other valuable tools when medical centers and other facilities are inaccessible.
Runner on the beachWith VA Adaptive Sports, life has become a joy
It's more than therapy. The Veterans Summer Sports Clinic offers many exciting recreational opportunities for Veterans accepting the challenge to strengthen their bodies and improve their self-worth.
HealtheVet New Home pageMy 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!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational 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 Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran 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 Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran 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.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. 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.

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