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James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital - Tampa, Florida

 

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No more paper checks for travel payNo 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.
Pharmacy Technician Tim Myers receives a load of prescription medications that he'll deliver to inpatients throughout the hospital.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.
IT Specialist Dave Burge and Office of Emergency Management Logistician Bret McLaughlin talk with James A. Haley Veterans Hospital Emergency managers Travis Garrett and Robert Foster before heading to Key Largo to provide emergency assistance after Hurricane Irma.Sending Help South
Even as James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics were completing their recovery from the effects of Hurricane Irma, they were busy preparing to send help to areas even harder hit by the storm.
Dr. Nazimuddin Qazi inserts a tiny gold needle into a precise location in the ear of Veteran Luis Rosario as part of the Battlefield Acupuncture treatment for Rosario's chronic back and shoulder pain.Bling with benefits
Tiny gold needles are being used at the new James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital Battlefield Acupuncture Clinic to provide chemical-free relief for Veterans suffering from chronic pain.
Air Force Veteran Tremayne Maxwell talks with USAA representative Mina Vulpis during the Polytrauma Job Fair June 21.Job fair first to target Polytrauma patients
While more than 900 people came out for the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Annual Job Fair June 24, a smaller, more targeted version took place for Polytrauma patients a few days earlier.
Human Resources staff members check in a Veteran for the hospital's annual job fair June 24.JAHVH hosts annual job fair
Prospective employees waited patiently for more than an hour outside the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Polytrauma building in hopes of landing a job at the hospital’s job fair Saturday, June 24.
Kat Cohn, a 17-year-old patient at the JAHVH Polytrauma Unit, received her high school diploma during a ceremony at the hospital June 3.A special high school graduation
Staff members from a St. Augustine, Fla., high school joined with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital staff to put on a special graduation ceremony for one of the hospital's youngest patients.
ABout 69 volunteers from The Home Depot and Tampa Police Department came out to improve the grounds around the Spinal Cord Injury Unit June 2.Home Depot-TPD volunteer to improve hospital
A sea of orange flooded James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital June 2 as 69 volunteers from The Home Depot and the Tampa Police Department volunteered to improve the hospital grounds.
Hospital and community leaders break ground for the new South Hillsborough CBOC in Riverview May 22VA breaks ground on new South Hillsborough clinic
With the turn of the shovels, a project was started that will eventually become a brand-new VA clinic serving 10,000 Veterans in southern Hillsborough County when construction is completed next year.
Hillsborough Community College Respiratory Therapy student Ted Cooke and JAHVH Internal Medicine Chief Resident Dr. Nikesh Kapadia practice CPR on a mannequin during a recent Code Blue training session.Code calls mean rapid response
If you’ve ever visited the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, chances are you’ve heard the code calls announced over the public address system, but do you know what they actually mean?

From the Veterans Health Administration

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.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.

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