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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Winter 2012 2013

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From the Editor—Like most everyone with some free time over the holidays, I came up with a couple of personal resolutions for the new year.  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

Stepping it Up: Stairwell Redesign Project at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC Gets Employees and Veterans Moving— When HPDP staff at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC in Charleston, South Carolina, started thinking about how to increase Veterans' physical activity, they knew that they had to address the challenge with a creative solution.  Read more...

WINTER SHOWCASE ARTICLES

VISN HPDP Bright Spots Read more...

Coaching Better Communication: TEACH, MI, and a "Re-Start" Help Enhance Veteran-Centered Care at the Montana HCS—HBC Jason Wilcox thinks that one of the best ways to enhance Veteran care is to improve the communications skills of clinicians.  Read more...

NCP's Fiscal Year 2012 TEACH and MI Facilitator Training Course Receives High Marks from Attendees—A recent survey has confirmed the value of NCP's clinician coaching course designed to develop clinican coaching, facilitation, and presentation skills among TEACH- and MI- trained facilitators. Read more...

Intensity and Opportunity: Saginaw VAMC's New MOVE!® Intensive Outpatient Program for Veterans Achieves Early Success—MOVE!® Intensive Outpatient Program—or MOVE!® IOP—is a unique and extremely successful option for Veterans participating within the Saginaw VAMC's very active MOVE!® Program. Read more...

Articles from the Field: Summer Farmers' Market Piloted for Veterans at Nutritional Risk—The Manchester VAMC established a Veterans Free Farmers' Market pilot this summer to create a "win-win" connection for the Manchester VAMC, community growers, and Veterans to support healthy eating through increased access to fresh, locally grown produce. Read more...

What They're Saying About: NCP's HealthPOWER! Newsletter—  Read more...

RESOURCES

NEWS UPDATESRead more...

STAFF UPDATESRead more...

Update: Bay Pines VAHCS Walk With EaseSM Program—In the fall 2011 issue of HealthPOWER!, we featured the innovative partnership and grant that the Bay Pines (FL) VAHCS Recreation Therapy and HPDP Programs had used to expand patients' access to and use of the Arthritis Foundation's Walk With EaseSM Program (WWE). Read more...

SUCCESS STORY

TLC Recruitment Success Story: Wilkes-Barre (PA) VAMC—Several months ago, as the Wilkes-Barre VAMC began the TLC pilot program, HBC Dr. Timothy Lomauro began sending staff an informative e-mail to start each month.  Read more...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS