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US Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Care 

June 9, 2022

VA health care news you can use

There’s a lot going on in VA health care. Here are some of our latest stories about Veterans and for Veterans. Find out how to apply for VA health care benefits.

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Self-service appointment check-in at your fingertips

Beginning this summer, some VA facilities will allow Veterans to start their check-in process up to seven days in advance of the appointment and/or check in at the clinic using their smartphone on the day of the appointment.

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Virtual wound care visits
now available 

VA Video Connect is a tool that can reduce stress and worry for Veterans and their family members after surgery.

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VA nurse’s pneumonia prevention adopted hospital-wide

North Texas VA Clinical Nurse Maria Cielo Borrinaga created a pordiv ventilator and an oral care process that helped prevent pneumonia in patients.

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Talking about your trauma story

Sharing your experience of trauma with someone you trust is an important decision that can help you recover.

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