Veterans HealthCare


  • 01:33 New VA Community Care - Community Viewer

    VA Community Care - Community Viewer

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    This video discusses a new technology, Community Viewer, being deployed nationally to advance the secure sharing of Veteran's health information with VA community providers, resulting in improved Veteran care coordination.

  • 04:11 Investigator Insights: Using Service Connected Disability Hearings as Gateway to Pain Management

    Investigator Insights: Using Service Connected Disability Hearings as Gateway to Pain Management

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    Marc Rosen, MD, of VA’s Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities, and Education Center discusses his recent study in which Veterans applying for service connected disability were offered the opportunity to take part in VA pain management treatment.

  • 02:31 Healthy Living Matters-Prevention Works

    Healthy Living Matters-Prevention Works

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    VA’s National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention – or NCP knows that “Healthy Living Matters and Prevention Works. We know quality health care access, positive patient experiences and healthy living matter to Veterans and VA alike to preve

  • 05:50 Investigator Insights: Facilitating Better Communication between Veterans and Providers

    Investigator Insights: Facilitating Better Communication between Veterans and Providers

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    VA health services researcher Dr. Amy Street talks about her research focused on helping VA primary care providers offer more appropriate screenings to Veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma.

  • 04:25 Investigator Insights: Evaluating Integrated Pain Treatment

    Investigator Insights: Evaluating Integrated Pain Treatment

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    Education and implementation specialist Joe Grasso, PhD, discusses the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative evaluation project focused on integrating pain treatment, opioid tapering, and primary care at the San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • 03:13 Investigator Insights: Evaluating Support for Veterans’ Informal Caregivers

    Investigator Insights: Evaluating Support for Veterans’ Informal Caregivers

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    VA-CARES Evaluation Initiative Project Manager Kate Miller, PhD, talks about the ongoing evaluation of VA’s long-term services and supports programs for caregivers of Veterans.

  • 04:30 Investigator Insights: Sleep Disorder Treatment to Prevent Veteran Suicide

    Investigator Insights: Sleep Disorder Treatment to Prevent Veteran Suicide

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    Wil Pigeon, PhD, Director of the Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention in Canandaigua, New York, discusses his work applying cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in an effort to reduce and prevent suicide and suicidal ideation among Veterans.

  • 04:48 VA HSR&D Investigator Insights: Evaluating VA’s Patient Aligned Care Team Model

    VA HSR&D Investigator Insights: Evaluating VA’s Patient Aligned Care Team Model

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    VA health services researcher and primary care physician Kari Nelson, MD, talks about her research and clinical care, which are focused on providing and improving primary care for our nation’s Veterans.

  • 04:35 Importance of Flu Prevention

    Importance of Flu Prevention

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    Dr. Kristin Nichol, Deputy Chief of Staff at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, provides a brief video message on influenza and the importance of prevention.

  • 03:58 Veterans Crisis Line – Behind the Scenes

    Veterans Crisis Line – Behind the Scenes

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    “Behind the Scenes” provides a look into one of the three Veterans Crisis Line call centers, where qualified, caring responders answer the calls of Veterans, Service members, and their families and friends in times of crisis. In the video, VA responders,

  • 02:24 Investigator Insights: Discharge Support for Veterans Receiving Outpatient Care in the EMERGENCY dEP

    Investigator Insights: Discharge Support for Veterans Receiving Outpatient Care in the EMERGENCY dEP

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    VA health services researcher Dr. Nicki Hastings talks about her work on a randomized controlled trial examining close follow-up of Veterans after their discharge from a VA emergency department.

  • 04:11 Investigator Insights: Using Service Connected Disability Hearings as a Gateway to Pain Management T

    Investigator Insights: Using Service Connected Disability Hearings as a Gateway to Pain Management T

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    Marc Rosen, MD, of VA’s Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities, and Education Center discusses his recent study in which Veterans applying for service connected disability were offered the opportunity to take part in VA pain management treatment.

  • 04:54 Investigator Insights: Web-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorder Treatment

    Investigator Insights: Web-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorder Treatment

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    Heather Walters, MS, Project manager with the HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research, talks about an ongoing project designed to improve screening rates of, and treatment for, National Guard soldiers and Veterans with substance use disorders and su

  • 12:08 VAVS Volunteers: What's Your Why?

    VAVS Volunteers: What's Your Why?

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    Every year, over 75,000 volunteers give more than 11 million hours in service to America's Veterans. It is Impossible to calculate the amount of caring and sharing that these VAVS volunteers provide to Veteran patients. VAVS volunteers are a priceless ass

  • 04:50 Coping With Depression

    Coping With Depression

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    Depression can happen at any time in your life and major depression can affect more than your mood. Learn the symptoms of depression, treatment options and resources for Veterans and those who love them.

  • 04:26 VAVS Veteran Volunteers: What's Your Why?

    VAVS Veteran Volunteers: What's Your Why?

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    Every year, over 75,000 volunteers give more than 11 million hours in service to America's Veterans. It is Impossible to calculate the amount of caring and sharing that these VAVS volunteers provide to Veteran patients. VAVS volunteers are a priceless ass

  • 02:25 Healthy Teeth, Healthy You. Preventing Hospital Acquired Pneumonia

    Healthy Teeth, Healthy You. Preventing Hospital Acquired Pneumonia

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    A reminder for VA staff about the importance of good oral hygiene in prevention of hospital acquired pneumonia.

  • 01:31 Healthy Teeth, Healthy You

    Healthy Teeth, Healthy You

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    Did you know that brushing your teeth reduces your risk of developing pneumonia? Watch the video for a special message for Veterans and family members about prevention of pneumonia.

  • 02:17 VA Community Care Network

    VA Community Care Network

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    This video explains the design and features of VA's new community care network.

  • 02:34 VHA TRAIN

    VHA TRAIN

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    VHA TRAIN Delivers Free, VA-Approved Training on Veteran-Specific Health Topics. The Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran Health Administration (VA VHA) is now providing non-VA health care providers with crucial training on Veteran topics through the VH

  • 02:58 Investigator Insights: Evaluating Rural Veterans Experience of Care

    Investigator Insights: Evaluating Rural Veterans Experience of Care

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    Karen Drummond, PhD, with the HSR&D Center for Mental Health Outcomes Research, discusses an ongoing evaluation of rural Veterans’ satisfaction with VA care in collaboration with VA’s Office of Rural Health.

  • 03:01 National Anthem Video

    National Anthem Video

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    Marc Magill, Director of the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, plays the National Anthem on the violin in a tribute to our nation’s Veterans.

  • 01:27 Clean Hands

    Clean Hands

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    Keeping hands clean is the most important step we can take to ensure we keep our Veterans and their families safe. Clean hands mean I CARE.

  • 06:10 Mechanical Ventilation — An Option for Breathing Problems

    Mechanical Ventilation — An Option for Breathing Problems

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    This podcast looks at risks, benefits, and trade-offs of mechanical ventilation, a life-sustaining treatment that might be offered when someone has a serious breathing problem or can’t breathe without help.

  • 03:14 Sofrito

    Sofrito

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    Welcome to another edition of the Healthy Teaching Kitchen, brought to you by the Miami VA Healthcare System’s Nutrition and Food Services Team. Sofrito (Spanish), also known as soffritto (Italian) or refogado (Portuguese), is a blend of aromatic ingredie

  • 01:19 #BeThere for Veterans PSA

    #BeThere for Veterans PSA

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    Public Service Announcement created by VA partners to mobilize the nation and urgently call on the public to take notice and action by reaching out to a Veteran who may be in crisis.

  • 00:31 #BeThere for Veterans PSA (30s)

    #BeThere for Veterans PSA (30s)

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    Public Service Announcement created by VA partners to mobilize the nation and urgently call on the public to take notice and action by reaching out to a Veteran who may be in crisis.

  • 04:05 Cauliflower Flatbread Pizza

    Cauliflower Flatbread Pizza

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    Welcome to another edition of the Healthy Teaching Kitchen, brought to you by the Miami VA Healthcare System’s Nutrition and Food Service. In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, here’s a tasty alternative to regular pizza.

  • 09:22 Radical Redesign of Health Care

    Radical Redesign of Health Care

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    Whole health, also known as “Personalized, Proactive, Patient-driven Care," is an approach to health care that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and to live their life to the fullest. The Whole Health System includes

  • 04:57 Would CPR Be Right for Me?

    Would CPR Be Right for Me?

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    CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a life-sustaining treatment that is used when the heart and breathing stop. This podcast looks at risks, benefits, and trade-offs of receiving CPR.

  • 01:07 En Español: Quit VET

    En Español: Quit VET

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    Dejar de fumar puede ser difícil, pero no tiene que hacerlo solo. La línea de ayuda para dejar de fumar Quit VET es un servicio de asesoramiento gratuito disponible para cualquier Veterano que recibe atención de salud a través de VA; puede duplicar sus po

  • 01:05 Smokeless Tobacco

    Smokeless Tobacco

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    Veterans who use smokeless tobacco face unique obstacles when they try to quit. It’s not the same as quitting cigarettes — a difference many treatment options don’t recognize. VA has the resources to help!

  • 01:22 Smoking and Mental Health

    Smoking and Mental Health

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    En la actualidad, los riesgos para la salud física de fumar se conocen muy bien, pero la mayoría de las personas no se dan cuenta del efecto que fumar puede tener en la salud mental. VA ofrece para ayudarlo en su camino hacia una vida libre de tabaco.

  • 07:12 Exercise Sunshine Endeavor: Preparing for the Worst

    Exercise Sunshine Endeavor: Preparing for the Worst

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    Sunshine Endeavor was the first of its kind, full-scale disaster response exercise with more than 400 people and dozens of local, state and federal partners participating. It was held in early June 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida and was hosted by the VA

  • 05:47 Chronic Multisymptom Illness – VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline

    Chronic Multisymptom Illness – VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline

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    The video reviews Chronic Multisymptom Illness (CMI), the VA/DoD CMI clinical practice guideline, and how to use the guideline with their patient population.