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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

Local Features

Waffle loves VeteransWaffle loves Veterans
Waffle loves Veterans: How dogs make hard times easier in a VA medical center and the power of the human-animal bond changes lives and helps open the doors to establishing trust and rapport with Veterans.
VA Eastern Colorado Privacy BreachVA Eastern Colorado Privacy Breach
ECHCS is notifying 2130 Veterans that their personal information may have been compromised when an employee emailed unencrypted documents containing Protected Health Information to his personal email account.
Outpatient Surgery Program at the U.S.A.F AcademyOutpatient Surgery Program at the U.S.A.F Academy
The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System is pleased to announce a long-anticipated expansion our Outpatient Surgery Program at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs for our Southern Colorado Veterans.
Denver VAMC Replacement HospitalReplacement Hospital Construction Update
Congress Recently passed legislation allowing the VA to use funds we already have to continue construction of the replacement medical facility that will serve Veterans across Colorado.
Dr. Kris Johnson is  presented with LocumTenens.com's Physician of the Year AwardDr. Kris Johnson Wins Award
Dr. Kris Johnson, Medical Director for the Golden VA Clinic and the OIF/OEF/OND program was presented with LocumTenens.com's Physician of the Year Award for his volunteer work at the ACI Lift Clinic in West Denver.
Veteran artwork entries from the National Creative Arts Festival competition on display at VFW Post 1ECHCS Veterans Showcase Talents at the NVCAF
Eastern Colorado Health Care System Veterans showcased their talents, to include artwork, performances, and writing selections, at this years National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF).

From the Veterans Health Administration

Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systemís Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless personís tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.

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