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VISN 4 Fact Sheet

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Where Heroes Make History
More than 600 Veterans are competing in the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games taking place this week in Philadelphia. Follow all the action on the official wheelchair games website or the Philadelphia VA Medical Center's Facebook page.

Around VISN 4

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National Disaster Medical System Exercise
Several VISN 4 employees participated in a large-scale training and disaster simulation exercise recently at the 911th Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Force Reserve Base at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Ribbon Cutting for VA Butler's new Community Living Center.BUTLER

Expanded Community Living Center
VA Butler Healthcare dedicated the completion of 30 newly-constructed beds in its Community Living Center. VA Butler's 60-bed CLC provides nursing home care to Veterans.

A patient interacts with VA staff.PHILADELPHIA

VA Care Among Highest in Patient Satisfaction
The independent 2013 American Customer Satisfaction Index reports Veterans enrolled and using VA health care are "highly satisfied" with the quality of care and their relationships with their clinical providers.

A laptop computer and a stethoscope.CLARKSBURG

Clinical Video Tele-Health
The Clarksburg VA has recently implemented a Clinical Video Telehealth program, which allows Veterans to receive specialty care from the privacy of their own home.

Portrait of Dr. Obaid Shaikh standing in a hospital hallway.PITTSBURGH

Stopping Cancer Before It Starts
Dr. Obaid Shaikh, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's director of transplantation medicine, is searching for a blood test to predict risk of liver cancer in patients with liver disease.

Recent Publications

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Vision for Excellence
Issue 18 | Spring 2014


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2013 Annual Report


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