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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


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Home Telehealth = ConvenienceHome Telehealth = Convenience
Home Telehealth provides care to Veterans who live in rural areas or are unable to leave their homes to receive VA health care. Hear one Veterans story on how Home Telehealth improved his quality of life.
Rachel YehudaRachel Yehuda, PhD, Elected to NAM
Yehuda, a renowned leader in the field of trauma, PTSD & resilience, has been elected for a momentous career achievement and one of the most significant honors in health and medicine.
#BeThere for the Veterans you know.Suicide Prevention
You don’t need to have special training to support the Veterans in your life in order to help them if they are going through a difficult time. Small actions can have a huge impact.
Tiffany Doyle GreenJames J. Peters VA Health Technician Renders Emerg
Early morning on Friday August 17, James J. Peters VA Medical Center's Health Technician Tiffany Doyle Green was in the right place at the right time for one very lucky 29-year-old Bronx resident.
Linda BundLinda Bund One of America’s Powerful in Health IT
James J. Peters VA Medical Center's Linda Bund, Chief Health Informatics Officer, has been named one of America’s most powerful women in Healthcare IT by Health Data Management (HDM) magazine.
Woman on the phone.Be There
We can all play a role in preventing suicide, but many people don't know what they can do to support the Veteran or Servicemember in their life who is going through a difficult time.
Architectural rendering of future Bronx Fisher House.James J. Peters VA Medical Center Selected as Prio
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs selected the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, located in Bronx, NY, as a priority site for the construction of two 16-suite Fisher Houses.
Miss USA, Deshauna Barber39th Annual National Salute to Veteran Patients
The National Salute is a week-long celebration of special thanks that occurs during the week marked by Valentine’s Day. This year, the Medical Center hosts Miss USA, Deshauna Barber, an officer in the US Army Reserve.
“Hall of Heroes” area and Bereavement “Honor Room”“Hall of Heroes” & Bereavement "Honor Room"
JJP VAMC has created a “Hall of Heroes” area and a Bereavement “Honor Room” to tell Veterans families that their loved one’s service contributions and sacrifices are remembered and valued.
Photo (L-R):  Elaine Smiley (L) of LiveOnNY, presented the Gold Recognition Award to members of the JJP Organ Donor Council (Dr. Sarah Garrison, Sylvia Barchue, Alex Wong, Sharyn Kreitzer and Jessica Fitzpatrick).Organ Donor Council Receives Award
Of the 995 hospitals and transplant centers participating in the campaign, only 147 received Gold status recognition. The JJPVAMC was one of only two VA Medical Centers in the country to receive this prestigious award.

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