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.
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.
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.
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.
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.