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Ribbon Cutting for Tele-ICUNew Tele-ICU Monitoring Service Deployed at WVAMC
Modernization and innovation are top priorities for VA health care. A new, state of the art program, integrating tele-communications technology and clinical information systems.
Photo of Vincent Kane Director of Wilmington VAMC and Dennis Assanis President of the Delaware University sitting at a table signing agreement.VA University Affiliation Agreement
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Wilmington, and the University of Delaware officially announced an Academic Affiliation Agreement on June 9, 2017.
VA Police BadgeWVAMC Police Officer of the Year
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Lieutenant Stephen Thayer of West Deptford, N.J., is the recipient of the national award for VA Lead Police Officer of the Year for medium-sized VA medical centers.
Photo of a VA2K poster hanging outside.Walk & Roll promotes health
Focusing on helping homeless Veterans and promoting active lifestyles the 7th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event will be held on May 19, at the Wilmington VA Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Photo of SNJ Veteran OutreachSNJ Veterans Organizations Partner with VA
Employees from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and VA Regional Office for Veteran Benefits partnered with Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Atlantic County Community College, and local Veterans Service Organizations.
A prescription bottle and three blue tablets lay over the U.S. flagMedication Copays Changing
Prescription copays have been restructured into three tiers ranging from $5 to $11 for a 30-day supply. The new rates begin Feb. 27 and will lower the costs of outpatient medications for most Veterans.
Optometrist examning VeteranWilmington VA Announces Direct Scheduling
Veterans receiving care at the Wilmington VA Medical Center (VAMC) are now able to schedule routine appointments for the Optometry and Audiology clinics without a primary care referral.
Eye doctor examining VeteranDirect Scheduling Optometry and Audiology
Veterans receiving care at the Wilmington VA Medical Center (VAMC) are now able to schedule routine appointments for the Optometry and Audiology clinics without a primary care referral.
Representatives from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Philadelphia and Wilmington Veterans Benefits Administration will jointly hold a Benefits Claims Workshop and Town Hall meeting on Nov. 14Veterans Benefits Claims Workshop & Town Hall
Representatives from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Philadelphia and Wilmington Veterans Benefits Administration will jointly hold a Benefits Claims Workshop and Town Hall meeting on November 14, in Dover, DE
On May 18, the Wilmington VA Medical Center hosted its 6th annual VA2K Walk and Roll. More than 40 staff, volunteers, and Veterans joined together to step up their fitness level while also supporting homeless Veterans.Sixth Annual VA2K Walk and Roll
On May 18, the Wilmington VA Medical Center hosted its 6th annual VA2K Walk and Roll. More than 40 staff, volunteers, and Veterans joined together to step up their fitness level while also supporting homeless Veterans.

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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