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HealthPOWER Prevention News Fall 2010

Theme: VHA Transformation Moves Onward 

Seasons change - Fall 

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From the Chief Consultant—Transforming Prevention in VHA: Where We've Come From and Where We're Going—Happy New Year! No, I'm not mixed up on the calendar or jumping ahead to the Winter issue of the HealthPOWER! newsletter. Read more... 

(Feature Article) Problem-Solving Training—Problem-Solving Training (PST) is a cognitive-behavioral approach that focuses on adaptive problem-solving attitudes and skills. Read more... 

What We're Doing to Support the New HPDP Program Leaders—In the summer edition of HealthPOWER!, we looked at how establishment of a robust Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) program at the local level is essential to the success of the VHA Preventive Care Program. Read more... 

Improving Delivery of HPDP Services—VHA has a proven record of delivering HPDP services to Veterans at a higher overall rate than that of non-VA health care entities. Read more... 

MOVE! Telephone Lifestyle Coaching Quality Improvement Project: A new modality to meet the evolving needs of Veterans and staff—When the MOVE! Weight Management for Veterans (MOVE!®) was implemented nationally in 2006, its goal was to provide comprehensive, evidence-based weight management treatment to Veterans served by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Read more... 

The Veterans Health Library—Drum roll, please...The Office of Veterans Health Education and Information, through the VHA Preventive Care Program, announces a new national contract for a VHA-wide Veterans Health Library. Read more... 

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