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New Mexico VA Health Care System

 

Local Features

Andrew WelchVA Health Care Improving for N.M. Veterans
Dr. David Shulkin, VA Secretary, recently spoke about the challenges facing the VA. Here is what the New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System is doing to improve health care services for our Veterans.
Four men in a small lab3D Printing Network Includes Albuquerque VA
The Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation (VACI) recently launched the first nationwide medical 3D printing network through a collaboration with Stratasys, one of the largest manufacturers of 3D printers globally.
Aerial View of the Raymond G Murphy VA Medical CenterVLER Health Information Exchange for Veterans
"Connect Your Docs” through the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) and the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE) program, which gives VA and community providers secure access to certain parts of your EHR.
Veteran athletes in a foot raceVolunteers, Sponsors Wanted for 2018 National Vete
Volunteers are needed to help put on the 32nd annual National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG) that will happen Aug. 4-8, 2018 in Albuquerque. The games are organized by the VA.
Two men removing bees from a hiveBeekeeper Veteran Removes Hive and Saves Bees
A local New Mexico Veteran who works as a beekeeper helped remove a bee colony from the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, and by doing so, saved the bees in the process.
Five nurses of the New Mexico VA Health Care SystemFive NMVAHCS Nurses Honored
Five New Mexico VA Health Care System nurses were recently honored at the 2016 New Mexico Nursing Excellence Awards. A total of 174 nominations were submitted this year’s ceremony.
A flu shot being given to a manImportance of Getting Your Flu Shot
The annual Walk-In Clinic opened on Oct. 18 at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, and operates from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the Ambulatory Care Clinic (Room 1A100A).
Kozloski and his weight lossOne Veteran’s amazing weight loss
America’s weight epidemic affects Vets just as much as civilians, however, one Veteran beat that trend by losing 75 pounds. 69-year-old U.S. N and U.S AF Veteran Richard Kozloski took the first step to losing weight.
two women looking at a clip boardConsolidated Care for Women Veterans
As soon as the electric door slides open to the Women’s Comprehensive Care Clinic, Veterans instantly realize the new world they are about to enter is far from their father’s VA.
Man arranging honey containers on a tableGrowers Market Expanding Vendors & Hours
The VA Growers Market will operate from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday between Building 1 and the Recreation Hall. Previous markets featured fruits and vegetables, in addition to handmade soaps and craftwork.

From the Veterans Health Administration

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.
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.

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