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Beth Ripley, VA Puget Sound Health Care System radiologist, VA Innovation specialist and VHA 3D Printing Advisory Committee chair examines a model of a kidney with a cancerous tumor used in pre-surgical planning. (Photo by Chris Pacheco)VA, GE Healthcare partner to advance 3D printing
Department of Veterans Affairs and GE Healthcare partner to accelerate use of 3D printing in patient care and reduce the time it takes for radiologists to create 3D-printed models and prosthetics from hours to minutes.
“Screening, diagnosis and management all begins with primary care providers…,” said VA Puget Sound Health Care System Director of Diabetes Care Kristina Utzschneider.Diabetes - Ignorance is not bliss
Veterans, as a patient population overall, are especially vulnerable – twenty-four percent currently have a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and more than 550,000 Veterans nationwide are at risk for amputation.
Rick RuckerI Am VA Puget Sound: Rick Rucker
Rick Rucker, director of Environmental Management Services (EMS) at VA Puget Sound and a Gulf War Veteran, spent a combined total of 14 years in both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy.
Rick Rucker, director of Environmental Management Services at VA Puget SoundI Am VA Puget Sound: Rick Rucker
Rick Rucker, director of Environmental Management Services (EMS) at VA Puget Sound and a Gulf War Veteran, spent a combined total of 14 years in both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy.
Dr. William A. Banks, associate chief of staff for Research and Development at VA Puget Sound Health Care System has received the 2018 William S. Middleton Award.VA Puget Sound Researcher receives Middleton Award
Oct 31, 2018 – Dr. William A. Banks, associate chief of staff for Research and Development at VA Puget Sound Health Care System has received the 2018 William S. Middleton Award.
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie gives a commemorative coin to U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Lance Knadler during a visit to VA Puget Sound Health Care System on Oct. 15, 2018. “The reason we exist in this organization is to serve Veterans who remind Americans why they sleep soundly at night,” said Wilkie.SECVA visits VA Puget Sound
Robert Wilkie, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, visited VA Puget Sound Health Care System today to speak with Veterans, tour the facility and receive an update on Electronic Health Records Modernization (EHRM)
Ready to quit? We can help.  “We want people to know they are not alone, there is no judgment here,” said VA Puget Sound Health Care System Addiction Treatment Center Manager Carolyn Wilbanks.Ready to quit? We can help
Ready to quit? We can help. “We want people to know they are not alone, there is no judgment here,” said VA Puget Sound Health Care System Addiction Treatment Center Director Carolyn Wilbanks.
3D modeling, along with virtual planning, has really become a game changer in difficult mandibular reconstruction cases.Harnessing 3D printing for mandibular surgeries
VA Puget Sound Health Care Center is taking the search for a perfect fit for its patients to the next level by harnessing the power of 3D printing to deliver adapted mandibular implants.
Patient Education Programs guidePatient Education Programs guide now available
The Fall 2018 VA Puget Sound Health Care System Patient Education Programs Guide has arrived. The 27-page guide offers summaries and contact information for programs offered at various facilities across VA Puget Sound.
VA Puget Sound Health Care System is hosting Nursing Job Fairs on Sept. 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its Seattle campus for LPNs and on Sept. 28, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its American Lake campus for NAs.VA Puget Sound Hosts Nursing Job Fairs
VA Puget Sound Health Care System is hosting Nursing Job Fairs on Sept. 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its Seattle campus for LPNs and on Sept. 28, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its American Lake campus for NAs.

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