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Door of truck is openingCelebrating Prosthetics Week
The prosthetic department at Audie L. Murphy is a dynamic, yet often overlooked department that provides prosthetic limbs, sensory aide equipment, and adaptive equipment to their valued Veterans.
Robot rolling next to carsInnovation in policing at South Texas
The officer keeps doing its job, maintaining the peace around the Audie L. Murphy VA hospital in San Antonio, Texas. The difference here is this officer isn’t a man. It isn’t even human. It’s a robot.
“I was extremely honored just to be nominated and then when I received the award, I was extremely happy that I was able to represent STVHCS in such an outstanding manner” Ms. Foy replied.Emerging Leader Award comes to South Texas
Ms. Foy, currently the administrative officer for the Anesthesia Service at South Texas Veterans Health Care System, has received the coveted Emerging Leader Award presented by the Alamo Federal Executive Board.
a room full of people looking at a large monitorSouth Texas uses outreach to fight flu
In September, 10,000 Veterans received an invite via telephone to participate in a tele-townhall designed to inform Veterans about influenza, risks, & precautions provided by the South Texas VA
ASP team dedicatedd to the causeSouth Texas leads in antimicrobial stewardship
Since 2009, ASP has promoted safety in the use of antibiotics for our Veterans. Now, South Texas will be placed in an elite group of designated institutions at the forefront of antimicrobial stewardship.
As the recipient of the 2020 Clinical Excellence in Dentistry Award, Dr. Nora Metzger at the Kerrville VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Kerrville, Texas has answered the call and exceeded her own expectations in overseeing the daily operations at Kerrville VAMC.2020 Clinical Excellence in Dentistry Recipient
Dr. Nora Metzger at the Kerrville VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Kerrville, Texas has answered the call and exceeded her own expectations in overseeing the daily operations at Kerrville VAMC.
A man is in a hospitl bed with his wife by his side.STX VA staff brings family together during COVID
When families and loved ones are being separated, & medical facilities are at capacity for COVID-19 patients throughout Texas, the VA is working to ensure Vets & citizens continue to receive the best care VA provides.
A plane is being loaded with a patient that was taken from an ambulanceSouth Texas transfers patients to cope with surge
On Tuesday, July 14, the South Texas VA in San Antonio, Texas transferred eight Spinal Cord Injured patients to the North Texas VA Healthcare System to be ready for the surge that is working its way through south Texas.
A woman is giving a patient an injection in her forehead.Shining a light on those who suffer from migraines
June recognizes the almost one billion people around the world who suffer from migraines and headaches. It also provides an opportunity to learn about new treatments for those who suffer from migraines.
Sandy Carter receiving a Challenge Coin from STVHCS Medical Center Director/CEO, Christopher R. Sandles, MBA, FACHE during Morning Report on June 3, 2020A giving heart in a trying time
Sandy Carter, a volunteer with Soldiers’ Angels has been focusing her efforts on the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio for the past three and a half years.

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