News releases for VA Houston Health Care.
Houston VA receives National Award for Outstanding Nursing QualityJanuary 09, 2023
For second straight year, VA Medical Center secures one of the top spots in the nation for excellence in nursing
Houston VA doctor receives Presidential Volunteer Service AwardNovember 04, 2022
President Joseph R. Biden has recognized Dr. Stephen Z. Fadem, a nephrologist who has provided care for Veterans at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) without compensation since 1980, with a Presidential Volunteer Service Award.
Houston VA doctor leads study on how organizations can tackle diagnostic errorsOctober 31, 2022
Dr. Hardeep Singh, chief of the Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program at the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, led a new study with safety recommendations aimed at reducing diagnostic errors in health care.
Two Houston VA Nurses awarded Department of Defense Patriot AwardsAugust 01, 2022
Two Houston VA nurses were honored with the Department of Defense's Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Awards today.
Houston first in VA health care system to implant amulet device that helps prevent strokeJuly 15, 2022
On July 1, doctors at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) became the first in the VA to implant a special device aimed at preventing strokes in Veteran patients.
Houston VA Community Living Center earns 5 star ratingJune 22, 2022
For the 21st consecutive quarter, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has awarded the Houston VA Community Living Center (CLC) with a 5-star rating.
Houston VA Hiring Fair set for June 4thJune 01, 2022
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is hosting a hiring fair at its main medical center, located at 2002 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX, 77030 on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Houston National Cemetery Holds Memorial Day Ceremony, May 30May 23, 2022
This will be the first public Memorial Day ceremony at Houston National Cemetery since 2019. VA is eager to have the local community and media partners spread the word and attend.
Houston VA Earns Top Performer Status in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Healthcare Equality IndexApril 28, 2022
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston recently received the "LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer" designation in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
Houston VA Physicians Write National Guidelines for Management of Heart FailureApril 25, 2022
New recommendations for the prevention, diagnoses, and management of patients with heart failure have been released by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and Heart Failure Society of America Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.