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VA New England Healthcare System
- One Team. One Mission. One VISN 1.
- In mid-February 2021, a winter storm hit interrupting the national COVID-19 vaccine supply chain. In response, VA New England Healthcare System demonstrated the strength of a truly integrated healthcare system.
- New Online Portal for Travel Reimbursement Claims
- Veterans, caregivers, and beneficiaries who are eligible for reimbursement of mileage and travel expenses to and from approved health care appointments can enter claims in the new Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System.
- New England Veteran
- New England Veteran, the official magazine of the VA New England Healthcare System, delivers information about VA health care, benefits, programs and services. Inside is a fold-out map with VA locations in our region.
- Great American Smokeout
- It’s hard to quit smoking. VA understands this. The message to Veterans from the VA New England Healthcare System is that VA can help Veterans access the resources and one-on-one support needed to quit.
- VA New England entrepreneurs shine
- From a new process to speed up the time Veterans receive cardiac stress tests to a new device to help Veterans with sleep apnea, VA New England was well represented at this year’s VHA Innovation Experience.
- #BeThere conference focuses on partnerships
- Community leaders across southern New England met virtually to form stronger relationships to prevent Veteran suicides in their region and to discuss outreach strategies for Veterans who are struggling under COVID-19.
- Helping homeless Veterans prepare for winter
- Specialists with the VA New England Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program are starting to look ahead to the winter months to best reach homeless Veterans in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Labor Day meaningful for VA’s Citizen Soldiers
- They were the COVID Cavalry. They are VA New England employees who are Citizen Soldiers and Airmen who mobilized to augment community hospitals and support the local response to the coronavirus outbreak this year.
- Peer specialists connect over virtual coffee
- With the COVID-19 pandemic preventing many Veterans from leaving home, the VA New England Healthcare System has relied on its 80 Veteran peer specialists to ensure Veterans stay connected.
- VA New England goes virtual with Veteran outreach
- More than 100,000 people have watched a VA New England Healthcare System outreach video since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Segments on benefits are important when Veterans are physically and socially isolated.