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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

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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

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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