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El Paso VA Health Care System

 

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Rudy Melendez, Maintenance Technician, working on a control panelContinuing to Serve
“An honorable career”, says Army Veteran Rudy Melendez who works as a Maintenance Technician for the El Paso VA Health Care System (VAHCS) of his opportunity to work serving fellow Veterans.
Doctor Gordon BlackDr. Black ages gratefully among his peers
Born July 6, 1919 in Pecos, Texas, Dr. Gordon Black is a legend in the halls of the El Paso VA. At nearly 97 years of age, Black still serves Veterans working one day a week in the Radiology Department.
Culberson shares her passion for women’s health.Serving Women Veterans
Jo Ann Culberson, BSN, RN Women Veterans Program Manager, talks about the VA Women’s Health Clinic. Culberson has worked with women Veterans at El Paso VA Health Care System for five years.
David Strickland serving up popcornVolunteer
David Strickland, formerly Staff Sergeant Strickland, is hailed as Popcorn Man at El Paso VA and sometimes in the aisles of the commissary on Fort Bliss. Strickland began volunteering with the El Paso VA in 2009.
college students in lectureTomorrow's Providers
Emilia Campos, PhD, ABPP is enthusiastic about the skills the next generation of mental health providers are developing during internships, practicums and on-the-job training at the El Paso VA Health Care System.
Identification "Dog" TagsMilitary Sexual Trauma
The VA defines Military Sexual Trauma as psychological trauma caused by physical assault or battery of a sexual nature which occurred while the Veteran was serving on active duty or training.
List of healthy resolutions for the New YearProactive Health
The beginning of a new year is typically the time that we decide to shed old habits and make a fresh start. We make resolutions, share our goals with family and friends and hope for the best.
EPVAHCS volunteer, Moses Dado, guides a Veteran through the information available on www.myhealthevet.va.govMHV Gives Access and Info
“Informative, convenient and easy to use”, is how Veteran, John Conlon describes MyHealtheVet. Conlon signed up for the online resource five years ago and has been a devoted user ever since.
Patient sees provider on monitorTelehealth
Telehealth is the use of technology to facilitate medical care. Nationwide, there is a growing movement to utilize this means to provide care for patients, and the VA has been at the forefront.
Clockwise; Sandra Blackburn, Melanie Fraim and Miguel DiazVeteran Centered Care
“Making sure that the well-being of our Veterans and their families is the primary focus of what we do daily,” is how Elvia Franco describes Veteran Centered Care. Franco leads the Veteran Centered Care Committee.

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