Memphis VA Medical Center
We’ve Re-Designed Our Entire Website for You! Our new look is designed to help you easily access information with easy-to-use navigation. You told us in our customer satisfaction surveys that you wanted your information in a fresh and up-to-date design.
E-Donate Is Simple, Speedy, Safe The new E-Donate service allows community members who wish to give back to Veterans a quick, safe way to pledge their support online. You choose the medical center, the amount, and the account.
Memphis Baseball - Military Appreciation Weekend The Memphis Tigers will host "Military Appreciation Weekend" as they take on the Houston Cougars at FedExPark March 29th - 31st.
Multiple Sclerosis Study Grant is Awarded Memphis VAMC Researcher, Michael Levin, MD, has received a $650,000 grant to study multiple sclerosis (MS). The federal funds will be used to study how the MS patient's own antibodies attack nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
Blues Entertainer Bobby Rush visiting the Memphis VAMC Legendary Blues entertainer, Bobby Rush, will visit with Veterans at the VA Medical Center in Memphis, TN on Wednesday, September 26th.
Memphis VA Medical Center Makes Joint Commission’s 2012 List The Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Memphis, Tennessee has been named among the 620 hospitals Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2012.
Environmental Control Units (ECU) Innovation A Memphis VAMC employee submitted an idea for reducing cost and improving patient care in the Spinal Cord Injury Unit through the implementation of Environmental Control Units (ECU). The innovation was approved and is now being acted upon.
Wall-to-Wall Cross Country Bicycle Ride The Wall-to-Wall Cross Country Bicycle Ride that started at the Wall of Valor in Bakersfield, CA and is ending at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. passed through Memphis, TN.
National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Each year during the week of February 14, the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center expands its usual role in serving Veterans by joining in the nationwide recognition of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans week.
Honoring our Veterans Veterans Day 2011 was a day to remember and celebrate our Veterans. Here we take a quick look at the Memphis Veterans Day Parade and the Veterans Day Ceremony held at the Memphis National Cemetery.
From the Veterans Health Administration
VA Launches Hotline for Women Veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new hotline to respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans.
VA Medical Centers Named for Presidents Can you name the three VA medical centers named for United States presidents? Here’s a story on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt campus of the Hudson Valley Healthcare System in Montrose, New York.
Research Today Means Healthier Tomorrow May 13-17 is National VA Research Week with the theme “VA Research Inspires.” VA Research has been part of advances in treating heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury and mental health disorders.
PTSD Help: With You When You Need It Most VA is making it possible for Veterans to access PTSD information in mobile friendly formats. Check out the mobile self-help apps and “treatment companion” apps. Find “Where to Get Help for PTSD.”
VA Nurses: Quality and Innovation in Patient Care VA salutes our 80,000 nurses during National Nurses Week…and every week. Every day, VA’s nurses provide state-of-the-art, cost-effective nursing care to America’s Veterans and their families.
Stress? Problems? Here is Free Online Help! Moving Forward is an online program that helps overcome life’s challenges. Designed specifically for Veterans and Military Service Members, but can anyone can use it to make problems more manageable.
An Easier-to-Understand Billing Statement VA, with help from Veterans, has created a more patient-friendly statement that is easier to understand. The improved statement has a concise layout and several new features that Veterans wanted.
Two Volunteers at Erie VA Team Up to Save a Veteran's Life When a Veteran’s life hung in the balance, two volunteers worked together calmly and efficiently to render aid. Their efforts may have made the difference between life and death.
PTSD Study: Men Versus Women In an effort to develop PTSD treatments that are geared more precisely to the unique needs of men and women, VA researchers have begun to investigate how men and women learn to fear.
Training Veterans to Care for Themselves An Occupational Therapist talks about VA’s Wellness Program and how Tai Chi helps Veterans and their families with memory, improved sleep, decreased stress and overall health.