Times Leader | VA opens larger, safer clinic with more services for women veterans

Source: Times Leader | VA opens larger, safer clinic with more services for women veterans

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Redesigned ORH Website Offers Providers, Researchers and Partners Centralized Rural Veteran Information to Foster Increased Collaboration

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orh-website-launch-aug2016_cropIn an effort to increase rural Veterans’ access to care and services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Office of Rural Health (ORH) launched a redesigned website with all new content. This redesigned website offers Veterans, providers, partners and media easy access to the information they need to help improve the health and well-being of rural Veterans. The site was developed to help ORH achieve its vision that America’s Veterans thrive in rural communities, and is supported by a mobile-friendly platform to enable customers to access information when, where and how they chose. Continue reading

PsychArmor Institute Offers Endorsed Online Courses for Healthcare Providers

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Supported by TRIWEST Healthcare Alliance, a  regional TRICARE provider like our HealthNet Federal Services and partnering with various federal agencies, to include the U.S. Army and Department of Veterans Affairs subagencies,  the PsychArmor Institute is providing an extensive and developing series of approved, free, online courses for Healthcare Providers.  Many, if not most, include free Continuing Education Credits.

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As of 30 July 2016

Virtual Reality Therapy and PTSD

In the past here at PCU, we’ve featured organizations like the Able Gamers Charity and Special Effect, which do amazing things for gamers with disabilities. Along those lines, we now bring you a look into some emerging treatment for veterans who suffer the sometimes debilitating effects of PTSD, depression, and anxiety, brought on by their time in […]

via Virtual Reality Therapies May Help Veterans With PTSD — Pop Culture Uncovered

Did You File A Claim For Traumatic Brain Injury And Were Denied? — Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s Blog

On 1 June 2016 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald had granted “equitable relief to more than 24,000 Veterans following a national review of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) medical examinations conducted in connection with disability compensation claims processed between 2007 and 2015 … Equitable relief is a unique […]

via LVMAC Tidbit — Did You File A Claim For Traumatic Brain Injury And Were Denied? — Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s Blog

VA Adds Telephone Enrollment for Healthcare — Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s Blog

Veterans may now apply to enroll in the VA’s healthcare system by picking up the phone and dialing 1-877-222-8387 (VETS) between Monday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it has eliminated paper signature requirements for military veterans wishing to enroll in VA healthcare. That […]

via LVMAC Tidbit — VA Adds Telephone Enrollment for Healthcare — Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s Blog