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VA Central Iowa Health Care System
November - Caregiver Month November is National Caregiver Month! We are hosting activities throughout the month of November to honor our Veteran Caregivers.
Ray of Hope For one VACIHCS Veteran, hope was found through meditation in action through "rock stacking".
My Life, My Choice Advanced care planning is a chance to look at “what ifs” related to your health.
Proposed Parking Garage Dept of VA announces a Draft Environmental Assessment for proposed construction of a parking garage at the VACIHCS Main Campus in Des Moines, Iowa.
VA Central Iowa Mental Health Summit More than 50 community leaders, Veterans, VA Staff, and mental health advocates gathered in Des Moines for a day-long VA Community Mental Health Summit.
VACIHCS Nurse Help Line Available 24/7 VACIHCS Nurse Help Line Now Available 24/7
Telehealth takes FEC Presidential Award Join us in congratulating VACIHCS Telehealth Steering Committee for winning the Presidential Award at the Federal Executive Council of Central Iowa Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony.
Extended Care & Rehabilitation Newsletter As spring season approaches, the EC&R service line is “blooming” with program enhancements and opportunities.
Celebrating Nursing: A DAISY Award Story On February 9th, 2017, VA Central Iowa Health Care System honored one of our finest nurses with The DAISY Award, a nationally recognized award for extraordinary nurses.
Pharmacy Copay changes Reducing Out-of-Pocket Cost Effective February 27, 2017, pharmacy copay changes reducing out-of-pocket costs!
From the Veterans Health Administration
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.
ASPIRE 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.
VA 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.
My 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.
With 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.
My 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!
National 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 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 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.”
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.