Read about what's happening in our VA Pittsburgh health care community.
VA Pittsburgh recognized for age-friendly nursing home care for older veterans
Pittsburgh, PA — VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System’s (VAPHS’s) H.J. Heinz III Community Living Center (CLC) has achieved recognition as a Level 2 Age-Friendly Health System through a national initiative to deliver safe, reliable, high-quality health care based on what matters to older veterans.
Sharks Snag VA Pittsburgh Innovations
Two health care innovations developed at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System are among VHA’s 10 Promising Practices for 2022 following the annual Shark Tank Competition at the Innovation Experience (iEX) Conference.
Vet Tech Center Serves as Tech Support for Veterans and Staff
Veterans who need help learning how to use VA virtual health care technology and applications can now stop by VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System’s Vet Tech Center (VTC) for face-to-face assistance.
VAPHS seeks VSOs to partner with on valuable program for older Veterans
VA Pittsburgh is looking for Veteran Service Organizations who have a facility in Allegheny County where our staff can provide an Adult Day Health Care program for Veterans close to their homes.
Creative Arts Show features Veteran artists and authors
The 2022 VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System’s Veterans Creative Arts Show has gone virtual for the second year in a row.
Free Flu Shots for Eligible Veterans
Getting a flu shot protects you, your family and your community.
VA Pittsburgh Researcher Wins Patient Safety Fellowship Award
Nurse researcher Emily Boltey is the second consecutive patient safety fellow from VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) to win the Gold Capstone Award for their fellowship project.
Vietnam Veteran’s Gift Honors Fallen Soldier Son
A Vietnam Veteran whose son died while serving with the Army in Iraq used his carpentry skills to ensure his family’s sacrifice is forever remembered.
2022 Outstanding Physician of the Year
Dr. James Ibinson is VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System’s 2022 Outstanding Physician of the Year.
From Basic Training to VA Pittsburgh: a 40-year Friendship
A long time ago, 1981 to be exact, two young men sat in the waiting area of the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) in Pittsburgh’s federal building, waiting to take the oath of enlistment to train as Army medics.