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Get the latest news from Pittsburgh-area medical centers and clinics. For further information, contact our Public Affairs Office at 412-822-3536.

Inflammation and Sepsis Survivors

August 07, 2019

Persistent Inflammation After Hospital Discharge Linked to Higher Mortality and Readmission in Sepsis Survivors

Washington County VA Outpatient Clinic to move to larger space

March 12, 2019

The Washington County VA Outpatient Clinic will move to its new, larger space in Crossroads Center, 95 West Beau St, Suite 200, Washington, PA on April 1.

Belmont County Veterans getting larger, more modern VA Outpatient Clinic

February 01, 2019

The Belmont County VA Outpatient Clinic will move to its new, larger space in in the Ohio Valley Mall, 67800 Mall Ring Road, Suite 215, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 on March 25.

Fayette County Veterans Getting Larger, More Modern VA Outpatient Clinic

November 26, 2018

The Fayette County VA Outpatient Clinic will move to its new, larger space in the Fayette Plaza at 627 Pittsburgh Road, Suite 2, Uniontown, PA, on Dec. 3.

VA Pittsburgh Announces Outstanding Physicians for 2018

May 14, 2018

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System recognized an oncologist and an internist as Outstanding Physicians of the Year for 2018. Oncologist Dr. Sandra Blakowski and internist Dr. Jo-Anne Suffoletto have more than 40 years’ combined service caring for Veterans in western Pennsylvania.

VA Pittsburgh study on dual use of health systems nets best research paper

January 28, 2018

VA’s Health Services Research and Development arm named VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System researcher Joshua Thorpe’s study “Dual Health Care System Use and High-Risk Prescribing in Patients with Dementia” as one of two of the best research papers of 2017.

VA Research Prompts Changes to Angiograms for All Patients at Risk for Kidney Injury

November 16, 2017

Research presented to members of the American Heart Association Sunday by VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System nephrologist Steven Weisbord, M.D., will change the way doctors perform angiograms for patients at risk for kidney injury.

VA Celebrates Veterans Day Every Day in November

October 31, 2017

In recognition of Veterans Day 2017, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) will host or participate in events to honor veterans through November, starting with a ceremonial flag raising on Nov. 1 and culminating with a resource fair later in the month.

Partnership for Public Service Honors VAPHS/Pitt Researcher with ‘Oscar’ of Government Service

September 22, 2017

The Partnership for Public Service will honor Rory Cooper, Ph.D., research scientist at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and professor at the University of Pittsburgh, with a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal (Sammie) on Sept. 27.

VA Pittsburgh Receives National Award for Achievements in Sustainability

May 18, 2017

In recognition of its successful programs to reduce its environmental impact, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System was named an honoree in Practice Greenhealth's 2017 Partner for Change and Emerald awards.