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James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital - Tampa, Florida
- JAHVH named national environmental award winner
- In recognition for successful programs to reduce its environmental impact, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital has received the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth.
- Four-legged therapist brightens patients’ day
- Hercules, a 19-month old black Labrador retriever, is the facility’s new therapy dog. He and his handler have been visiting patients for nearly a month now, but one patient in particular looks forward to his visits.
- Haley adds new tool in fight against cancer
- A new robotic treatment was recently used for the first time at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, and it’s a treatment that will increase the number of options Veterans have in their fight against cancer.
- Haley practices for natural disaster assistance
- James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital joined with the Air National Guard and local community partners to practice patient reception procedures after a simulated natural disaster in Mississippi.
- Wheelchair Clinic Direct Scheduling
- Veterans who need adjustments for their VA-issued wheelchair or who want to be evaluated for VA-issued wheelchairs or scooters no longer need a referral from their provider to get an appointment at the Wheelchair Clinic.
- Haley takes patient safety award for eighth year
- James A. Haley Veterans Hospital has received VA’s top patient safety award - the Cornerstone Award presented by the VA National Center for Patient Safety - for the eighth consecutive year.
- Veteran comes back from traumatic brain injury
- A Soldier suffers massive injuries and is in a coma for 40 days after a four-story fall, but continues to serve in uniform for another 16 years after recovery and rehabilitation at JAHVH.
- Special court gives Veterans a second chance
- For Malita Smith, the Veterans Outreach Court held at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Primary Care Annex Nov. 3 was a chance to get out from under traffic fines and back on her feet.
- No more checks for travel pay
- Veterans who receive a paper check from the Treasury Department for their travel pay will no longer have that option after Dec. 31, but will need to have direct deposit or a VA-issued debit card.
- Dedication in the face of the storm
- The quadriplegic Veteran traveled seven miles on his motorized wheelchair along the streets of Tampa from his home to the hospital as Hurricane Irma approached Sept. 10 to ensure patients were cared for.