The My HealtheVet (MHV) program (www.myhealth.va.gov) is one shining example of how technology can improve the exchange of information and actively engage patients in their health care anywhere, anytime.
SAVAHCS continues to expand rural health care services to eligible Veterans in southern Arizona. We now have three Rural Health Care Coordination Centers in southeastern, southwestern, and south-central Arizona.
October 2013, is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is the time to Celebrate Life! Celebrate Survival! To honor those who have lost the battle but are not forgotten! To continue fighting for a cure!
In 2009, President Obama and VA Secretary Shinseki announced the goal of ending Veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. Research shows that efforts are working, with initiatives of the Veterans Outreach.
Yuma clinic provides services that Veterans want and need in their local community setting. Until recently, Veterans who live in and visit Yuma were served in a small VA community based outpatient clinic.
The VA offers a wide range of programs for Veterans who may need some form of long-term care either on a temporary or permanent basis that include nursing homes and residential accommodations home and community based services. Residential Care and Nursing Home: Community Living Centers (CLC) (formerly VA Nursing Homes) are located within the VA facility and provides specialty care to Veterans through programs such as Rehabilitation, Geropsychiatric, Interim, Hospice/Palliative and Respite Care in “home-like” environment with activities for Veterans. Community Nursing Homes are where Veterans can live full time and receive skilled nursing care operating under a VA contract.