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Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Local Features

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Ophthalmologists Make HistoryVA TVHS Ophthalmologists Make History
For more than a decade, Veterans with severe vision problems who were eligible for corneal transplant surgery were forced to receive the procedure in the community. Now, with the help of a dedicated team of nurses
Become a Kung Flu Fighter!Flu Shots for Veterans
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System will be providing Flu shots for Veterans beginning September 22nd. The Flu Shots will be available from 8:00am - 3:30pm, Monday - Friday.
VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Pharmacy Service Receives State AwardVA TVHS Pharmacy Service Receives State Award
TVHS Pharmacy Service in Nashville and Murfreesboro was recently honored with the “Innovative Health-System Pharmacy Practice Award to Other Pharmacy Practice Types” by the Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Important Parking Notice! Nashville CampusImportant Parking Notice! Nashville Campus
The construction for the new clinics going up in the North Lot HAS BEGUN! The construction crew will mainly be doing site prep, such as setting up perimeter fences, signage and bringing in equipment.
A tablet used at VA TVHS improves the efficiency of rounds.Mobile Devices used on Environment of Care Rounds
Mobile devices are changing the way the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) ensures that the environment is a safe and clean place for Veterans and VA staff members.
Free Hugs Offer Hope and Share Love to Tennessee VeteransFree Hugs Offer Hope and Share Love to Veterans
You don’t need a Medical Doctor, psychologist, or any other medical professional to tell you the positive effects a hug can have on someone going through chemotherapy, a wife of a Veteran who is in surgery,
Female Veterans Celebrated, Entertained at 2015 SummitFemale Veterans Celebrated, Entertained
From the time of the Revolutionary War, women have filled roles in the ranks of our military. Whether serving in secret such as Elizabeth Newcom in the Mexican War, or working as medical personnel
Female Veterans Enjoy Spa DayFemale Veterans Enjoy Spa Day
Chatter and laughter filled the pedicure station at the Georgia Career Institute (CGI) Wednesday morning. Students at the cosmetology school regularly hone their skills on live clients.....
A marching band performs during a 2013 Veterans Day parade.Inaugural Veterans Day parade at Alvin C. York
The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) is seeking community participation in the inaugural Veterans Day parade at the Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN on Saturday, November 8, 2014.
TVHS Director Juan MoralesVA TVHS to Hold Veteran Town Halls
VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) leadership will host four town hall forums for Veterans near its Murfreesboro, Nashville, Clarksville and Chattanooga campuses.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Michael Williams speaks to new employeesHomeless Veterans Personal Scorecard was the Key
Michael Williams’ personal scorecard was goal oriented, a plan he put together while living on the streets. Homeless for three years, he conquered alcoholism and regained the trust of his family.
Veteran getting their blood pressure checkedBlood Pressure Study: Vietnam Era Veterans
Researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs find both herbicide exposure and military service are associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) among Army Chemical Corps Vietnam era Veterans.
Army Veteran Jeffrey Weinstock meets with Dr. Erica Dombrowsky, audiologist, through Clinical Video Telehealth.VA Telehealth saves Florida Veteran time, travel
Army Veteran Major Jeffrey Weinstock is very thankful this week for VA Telehealth. It saves him a 300-mile round-trip from Key West to Miami for a comprehensive hearing exam and new hearing aids
Veterans sitting around a camp fire.Veterans Deal with Diabetes at Unique Camp
Veterans in Wisconsin spend a weekend at a special camp designed to help them learn about and deal with their diabetes. Veteran Steve Biever lost 56 pounds and thanks a VA nurse for saving his life.
Veterans Day banner, with U.S. Flag as Background“What Veterans Day Means to Me”
All this week, we will be posting articles and blogs by Veterans talking about “What Veterans Day Means to Me.” Kicking off the week with a salute from a former Navy SEAL very proud of his service.
People walkingHonoring those who care for our Veterans
VA has a six-week online interactive workshop that offers training in how to provide better care. It also helps caregivers learn how to manage their own emotions, stress and physical health.
Elderly men, sitting at a table enjoying a cup of coffee while talking to one anotherAre You Ready to Make Your Choices?
Are you ready to make your choices? Advance Care Planning: Your preferences for future health care. Advance Directive: Tell others your preferences and who you have chosen to be your Health Care Agent.
VA nurses Heather Frank (L) and Jill Jefferson along with Simulator SAM during  ICU simulation training at the VA medical center in Des Moines, Iowa.Heather Frank - One of VA’s Top Nurses
Introducing Heather Frank, one of VA's and Iowa's, Top Nurses, whose extra effort has helped Vietnam Veterans in her Iowa Veteran Affairs hospital, receive awards for their service.
Vietnam Marine Corps Veteran Robert Hall and Primary Care Physician Dr. Sabrina FelsonVietnam Marine Corps Veteran - Forever Proud
Vietnam Vet, given grave cancer prognosis, says his top priority is family and his 11-month-old spirited grandson. “When my dad lies down next to him, Jayden just falls asleep.”
Veteran Lewis Taylor in Medical Foster HomeCouples Caring for Veterans in Foster Homes
There is an alternative to a nursing home for eligible Veterans. VA's Medical Foster Home Program is for Veterans no longer able to safely live independently. Here are two couples who participate.

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