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On a recent October day, Veterans at Hines became the first patients and Hines VA hospital the first hospital in the nation to use the new emPOWER ankle. Seven veterans were invited to trial the new ankle...
We are pleased to introduce Steven E. Braverman, M.D. as our new Hospital Director. Dr. Braverman has now been on board for three weeks at Hines after nearly 30 years serving our nation as an Army physician.
VA is at the ready to help any Veteran in crisis. Veterans can access immediate, confidential support through the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line. Support is just a phone call, click, or text away, 24 hours a day.
In an effort to provide more convenient and timely service for Veterans requesting mileage reimbursement, Hines VA Hospital’s Beneficiary Travel department implemented a new change in how travel claims are processed.
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital held a demonstration of its new Tele-Intensive Care Unit (Tele-ICU), a form of telemedicine in which Tele-ICU caregivers, called intensivists, serve as a second set of eyes, ears and brains.
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. This redesign is based on feedback from Veterans and VA facilities around the country.
Dora Henderson opened her home to provide care for two Veterans through the VA’s Medical Foster Home Program (MFH). As a retired nurse of 31 years, becoming a caregiver was second nature but finding a program like MFH in which she could give back to Veterans is cherished.
Researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs find both herbicide exposure and military service are associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) among Army Chemical Corps Vietnam era Veterans.
Are you ready to make your choices? Advance Care Planning: Your preferences for future health care. Advance Directive: Tell others your preferences and who you have chosen to be your Health Care Agent.