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VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
National Time-Out Day The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System operating room and ambulatory clinical settings are reminded to evaluate the quality of our operating and procedure rooms "time-out" process.
Paramount Pictures Serves Veterans Michael Irby from The Unit and Paramount Pictures employees kicked off this year's Memorial Day Celebrations with a BBQ for Veterans at the VAGLHS West Los Angeles Medical Center.
Community Veterans Engagement Board Kickoff A kickoff meeting was held on 3/4/16, with our local VA leaders from VHA, VBA, NCA, Veterans Advocacy Groups, & Community Stakeholders to discuss ways to improve communication and outcomes for Veterans who call LA home.
VAGLAHS Announces Draft Master Plan VA intends to transform the West Los Angeles Campus into a vibrant community where Veterans can receive healthcare, benefits, employment, and other supportive services, which they deserve and to which they are entitled.
Socks and Briefs Two local boys, Elijah and Max Potruch, support homeless Veterans in the greater Los Angeles area in honor of the late U.S. Army WWII Veteran Bea Abrams Cohen.
Caring through Crocheting VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) employee Jamie Kendrick uses her love of crochet to provide personalized and patient centered heath care to fellow Veterans.
VA Selects Urban Planner for West LA Campus VA selects urban planner to help develop new Master Plan for the West Los Angeles campus. HOK/Walsh/Core Team to lead strategic planning and development to best serve Veterans.
And the Middleton Award goes to… The year 1962 was the last year a female researcher received the prestigious William S. Middleton Award (Middleton Award). What’s even more noteworthy, that female researcher is from “GLA”.
Should we change the way we think about cancer? It's been 44 years since the U.S. government declared war on cancer. Is it time for a new weapon—namely, a "cluster bomb?" Dr. Batra is advocating an approach based on recognizing the diversity within individual tumors.
Veterans Holiday Celebrations at WLA 4,000 Vets Enjoy a Holiday Celebration with plenty of food, appreciation and special entertainment performance by Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts Band.
From the Veterans Health Administration
Health and Fitness for Older Veterans VA's Gerofit fitness and health promotion program reduces the risk of the need for nursing home care by developing individually tailored, functionally-based exercise for America's older Veterans.
I am here to help, that is my gift to you. VA Audiologist Dr. Erica Bush lost her hearing as a child and understands the challenges of Veterans with hearing problems. Read her inspiring story of turning her experiences into helping Veterans.
Wanted: Half a Million More Veterans to Volunteer It's called the Million Veteran Program and we're half way there. A Veteran from Alabama became the 500,000th Veteran to voluntarily enroll in the program which may help to prevent and treat diseases.
Psychologist Led VA Team Responding to Shootings Some of America’s best doctors work for VA. We would like you to meet them. After the tragic event in Orlando, a VA doctor led a team of VA employees to help the families of the victims.
VA Employees and Vets Walk for Homeless Veterans 19,000 VA employees and 8,000 Veterans donated clothing and other items worth more than $384,000 for homeless Veterans. And took a healthy walk along the way: VA’s Annual VA2K Walk & Roll.
Talking Spiritual about Moral Injury VA chaplains help Veterans in many ways, including invisible injuries. Read how one New York VA chaplain works with Veterans dealing with moral injury, helping them cope with memories they push away.
VA invites Women Veterans to Chat Online The Women Veterans Call Center has a new online, one-to-one chat function. Women Veterans can chat online anonymously via text with a trained woman representative, many of whom are Veterans.
Veteran Golden Age Games Underway in Detroit Golden Age Games - it is about the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Veterans and a good time, competition and fellowship with other Veterans.
Dying Veteran Emotional Last Request Paralyzed by a bullet to his spine in Vietnam combat, Roberto Gonzalez still found many things to enjoy in life. His favorite was his horses. Near the end of his life, he had one last request.
Wheelchair Games are about Living Healthy Lives All this week VA and the Paralyzed Veterans of America are hosting the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans will participate in 18 wheelchair sports events in Salt Lake City.