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Birmingham VA to host PACT Act Awareness Open House to inform local Veterans and survivors about new health care and benefits

The PACT Act is a historic new law that will help VA deliver care and benefits to millions of Veterans, and survivors, affected by burn pits and other toxic exposures. The Birmingham VA estimates that nearly 75,000 Veterans in Northern and parts of Central Alabama could apply.

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Virtual Reality comes to Birmingham VA to better Veteran experience

The Birmingham VA is streamlining the way of the future with virtual reality training for employees. As a part of VA’s commitment to improving patient experience, the Birmingham VA was chosen as the first pilot site for virtual reality (VR) training specific to the hospital discharge process.

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Onboarding Surge moves applicants into the Birmingham VA fast lane

Hire Faster—A priority VA pledges to meet. This priority was evident recently in the Birmingham VA Health Care System.

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Setting the table on Veterans Day

The engine rumbled, vibrated, and brakes hissed as the tractor-trailer settled into position at the Birmingham VA Clinic Nov. 10. This delivery would be special on any day of the year but making this cargo more precious was the intended receiver during this particular time—Veterans and Veterans Day.

Setting the table on Veterans Day

Academic partners: Birmingham VA hosts UAB MSHA Class 58

The Birmingham VA Health Care System (BVAHCS) hosted the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Master of Science in Health Administration Class #58 on Oct. 28. The class is touring various health care systems in the city’s medical district.

Academic partners: Birmingham VA hosts UAB MSHA Class 58

World War II Veterans receive flu vaccinations at Jasper VA Clinic

Four World War II Veterans received Flu vaccinations at the Jasper VA Clinic of the Birmingham VA Health Care System during its Flu Fair Oct. 14, 2022.

World War II Veterans receive Flu vaccinations at Jasper VA Clinic

Epic turnout: Birmingham VA welcomes hundreds of new applicants

Over 750 potential candidates lined up as early as 6:30 a.m. Sept. 24, 2022, seeking employment with the Birmingham VA Health Care System. The event occurred at the Birmingham VA East Clinic in Irondale, Alabama.

Epic turnout: Birmingham VA welcomes hundreds of new applicants

Birmingham VA to host massive job fair

The Birmingham VA Health Care System will host a job fair Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Birmingham VA East Clinic located at 7901 Crestwood Blvd., Irondale, AL 35210.

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Alabama teen becomes first student with Autism in Summer Youth Program at Birmingham VA

The Birmingham VA Health Care System offers more than world-class health care. Opportunities for service in support of others trace the medical center’s passageways daily.

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Driving to zero: Birmingham VA holds first Patient Safety/High Reliability Stand Down

The Birmingham VA Health Care System hosted the first of its kind VA Southeast Network (VISN 7) Patient Safety/High-Reliability Organization Stand Down on July 29, 2022.

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