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James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital - Tampa, Florida
- A Joint Message from the Directors
- As our nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency, we want you to know that James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital and Bay Pines VA Healthcare System have been working together closely.
- Good nutrition serves as foundation to successful
- JAHVH Nutrition and Food Service is in the spotlight for awards two members of the NFS garnered for delivering specialized nourishment to patients and for teaching Veterans how to prepare healthy meals.
- VA Health Chat App Available to Veterans March 11
- Starting March 11, Veterans can use the VA Health Chat app to get virtual urgent care from the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center. The app is available for Android and IOS devices.
- JAHVH, community train for disaster relief
- An Air National Guard aircraft arrived at Tampa International Airport carrying 35 patients evacuated after a major hurricane hit the Gulf Coast. Fortunately, both the patients and the hurricane were simulated.
- Trailblazer still serving his community
- James Ferguson helps Veterans get their proper VA compensation, but he also broke down a racial barrier in 1985 when he became one of the first two African American motorcycle officers in the Tampa Police Department.
- Veteran’s family receives long overdue medal
- The family of a deceased World War II Coast Guard Veteran received something recently that was long overdue – the Purple Heart Medal for an incident that happened in the North Atlantic in 1944.
- They honor Veterans who have no one else
- A group of motorcycle-riding Veterans are escorting fellow Veterans who pass away at the hospital with no family to their final resting place at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.
- Using Artificial Intelligence to diagnose cancer
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning may sound like terms used strictly by computer engineers, pathologists at JAHVH have shown they can also be used to help diagnose cancer, and possibly other health issues.
- JAHVH completes 1,000th robotic surgery
- Surgeons here recently completed their 1,000th robot-assisted surgery using the da Vinci surgical system. That’s more than any other hospital in the Veterans Health Administration.
- Music to Breathe Better By
- A new class offered by James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital is offering Veterans the opportunity to use harmonicas to make music while treating their chronic breathing problems at the same time.