VA Orlando health care top stories.
Caring for the caregiver brings rest and relaxation
The Orlando VA Health Care System (OVAHCS) celebrates family caregivers and recognizes and honors our Nation’s unsung heroes. Family members, friends and neighbors who care for Veterans play a critical role in ensuring the health of our Veterans, and their efforts may often go unnoticed.
OVAHCS Staff Demonstrate what it Takes to be an HRO
Staff at the Orlando VA Health Care System (OVAHCS) have once again stepped up to the plate to care for America’s heroes while a hurricane brought on severe weather to the entire OVAHCS catchment area. Hurricane Nicole is the second named storm to hit central Florida this fall.
Robotic Suit Making a Huge Impact in Veterans Lives
Recently, the Orlando VA Health Care System (OVAHCS) received a life changing state-of-the-art donation from Dick and Betsy DeVos of the Family Foundation and Soldier Strong that helps Veterans gain their independence again.
OVAHCS Works to Recover from Hurricane Ian
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, staff at the Orlando VA Health Care System (OVAHCS) are pulling together to overcome challenges that have been brought on by the storm.
Orlando VA Medical Center’s Patient Ambassador program works to exceed Veteran’s expectations
The Patient Ambassador program at the Orlando VA Medical Center (Orlando VAMC) in Lake Nona, Orlando Florida plays an important role assisting Veterans in need, explains U.S. Army Veteran Reinaldo Gonzalez.
Local Veterans bring home gold, silver, and bronze medals from this year’s 41st National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Five Veterans who receive their health care from the Orlando VA Health Care System (OVAHCS) recently brought home gold, silver, and bronze medals from the 41st National Veterans Wheelchair Games held in Tempe Arizona.
OVAHCS Pilots Fitbit Innovation to Benefit Employees
By Melanie L. Thomas, MBA, Acting Public Affairs Officer Orlando VA Health Care System
Veterans Heal Through Art
Veterans have said how this creative arts program makes it easier to open up, affords an opportunity to talk to others with similar issues, and helps to generate conversations while also educating others.