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Top Nurse visits Hines VA Hospital during Nurses Week

Dr. Jennifer Strawn, Veterans Health Administration’s Chief Nursing Officer, toured Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on May 7 during Nurses Week, an annual celebration of nurses across the country from May 6 to 12.

Dr. Jennifer Strawn, Veterans Health Administration’s Chief Nursing Officer, toured Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on May 7 during Nurses Week

Aurora VA clinic renovations nearing completion

Aurora Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a part of Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, will soon almost double their space with the completion of renovations.

Renovations being conducted at Aurora Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Humanism recognized in teachings of Hines VA doctor

“It’s fascinating,” said a surprised Dr. Sari Hart. “I was not looking for an award in my work.”

Doctor with students, speaking with patient

Partnership at forefront of Hines VA spring community event for Freedom’s Path families

On March 28 representatives from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) District 7 office and Local 781, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital’s employee union, hosted a spring community event for Veterans and their families living at Freedom's Path.

Freedom’s Path resident Sandra Witt joins her daughter Teresa for an Easter Egg Hunt.

Hines VA Marine Corps Veteran shines a light on the importance of quality sleep

The phrase, ‘I’ll sleep when I’m dead,’ could bear grim consequences when it comes to one’s overall health, especially for America’s Veterans.

Jason Torres  holds a tool used in sleep studies to monitor Veterans' brain activity, teeth grinding, eye movements, snoring, and breathing patterns.

Hines VA Servant Leadership Supervisor Summit a slam dunk

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital supervisors from more than 60 services shared their bucket list goals with a game of shooting basketball hoops as part of the inaugural Hines VA Servant Leadership Supervisor Summit hosted at the Cuomo Center on the Loyola University Medical campus on Feb. 12

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital supervisors participate in the 'Bucket List Buckets' activityt where they shared their bucket list goals.

VA Deputy Secretary Tanya Bradsher visits Hines VA Hospital

Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Tanya J. Bradsher toured Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on February 5, 2024.

Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Tanya J. Bradsher toured Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on February 5, 2024.

Hines VA recognized with surgical cancer Diamond Award

The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer recognized Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital for its demonstrated commitment to American Veterans requiring surgical cancer care.

Surgical cancer team poses with the Diamond Award.

Army Veteran loses over 50 pounds with Hines VA’s MOVE! Weight Management Program

Approximately 80% of Veterans are overweight or obese, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Donald Logan was one of them.

U.S. Army Veteran Donald Logan showcases his weight loss.

Vietnam Veteran uses personal recovery to help others

One Hines VA Veteran is using his recovery story to help others in need.

Richard Meegan teaches a class of Veterans on Whole Health