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Boise VA Medical Center


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Sec. Shulkin and President Trump visit with a veteran patient and VA staff using telehealth.Behind the Scenes at a VA White House Announcement
Go behind the scenes at a recent VA/White House announcement where the VA demonstrates to President Trump how cutting edge tele-health technology is changing the way the VA cares for veterans.
Matt Rogers, Virtual Integrated Multisite Patient Aligned Care Team (V-IMPACT ) Clinical Operations Director and PA-C  at the Boise VA Medical CenterHelping Sec. Shulkin Provide Telehealth Visits
The Office of Connected Care Communications team recently interviewed Matthew Rogers about his experience with setting up Dr. Shulkin’s telehealth visits. Read more about this exciting new technology at work.
Being sillyBoise Medical Foster Home
The Boise Medical Foster Home program is a positive long-term care alternative to nursing facilities. See how this very new program is making a remarkable difference in the life of a veteran.
Memorial Brick WalkwayMemorial Brick Walkway
The Boise VA Medical Center Memorial Brick Walkway exists on the grounds of the historic Boise VAMC campus to acknowledge the contributions of individuals, organizations, and entities.
Helping Homeless VeteransHelping Homeless Veterans
The Boise VA is working toward identifying landlords willing to work collaboratively with the HUD VASH team to find possible rental options for homeless veterans in the community.
Website Re-DesignWebsite Re-Design
We’ve Re-Designed Our Entire Website for One Reason…You! Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation.
Building SmallBoise VA Advances Health Care Research in the 21st Century
The Boise VA celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art Biomedical Research Laboratory on April 27th.
Mary Pierce, LCSW, Boise VA’s Suicide Prevention Coordinator, was awarded the VA Secretary’s Hands and Heart AwardBoise VAMC Employee Receives Secretary's Hands and Heart Award
Mary Pierce, LCSW, Boise VA’s Suicide Prevention Coordinator, was awarded the VA Secretary’s Hands and Heart Award. This special recognition went to Mary because she is passionate about her role, and she has gone above and beyond her role to provide education to staff about suicide prevention. Mary works with many veterans who have contemplated or attempted suicide. She has been able to make a difference in many of their lives because of her compassion and strong clinical skills.
2010 Joint Commission Certificate for Boise VAMC2010 Joint Commission Recognition
The Boise VA Medical Center is one of twenty VA Medical Centers from across the Nation to be recognized by The Joint Commission as a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2010". While all VA medical centers are accredited by The Joint Commission, this list recognizes medical centers that are top performers in using evidence-based care processes closely linked to positive patient outcomes.
Lindsay Kaster stops to talk with a colleague about a patients careIdaho's Lindsay Kaster Named TOP Pharmacist
The Oncology Pharmacist congratulates Lindsay Kaster, PharmD, for being chosen by more than 750 of her peers as this years T.O.P. Pharmacist award winner. “The best part of the job,” says Kaster, a clinical oncology pharmacist at the Boise Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Idaho, “is that it just brings that team dynamic together.”

From the Veterans Health Administration

Staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center participate in a PINK OUT every Monday in October to promote breast cancer awareness.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.
Veteran Brandon Thompson at the Aspire Center in San DiegoASPIRE 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.
Wendy Schuster, LPN, with Veteran Stacy Coleman getting ready for an appointmentVA 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.
Palm Trees and cloudy skyMy 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.
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.

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