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11/30/2018 09:50 AM EST

IMAGE: Surgical residents Brittany Solis, right, and Matthew Roberts hone their skills with the new Da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. (VA photo by Jeff Bowen.)

The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has installed a new FDA-approved Da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system that brings precision, minimal invasive procedures and speedy recovery to Veteran patients.

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11/29/2018 06:00 PM EST

Jeanne Bartelt - Veteran of the Day

Inspired by her father’s service as a submarine sailor, Jeanne Bartelt joined the Marines believing it to be the best service.

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11/29/2018 01:56 PM EST

A picture of Dr. Patrick

Dr. Patrick’s first experience working at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) came during his medical school training rotations at VA medical centers throughout Southern California. When it came time for his residency training, Dr. Patrick chose to stay at VA: For two years, he’s cared for Veterans at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He said in a video that he wanted to work at VA “first and foremost” for the patients. He also noted that a striking feature of his job is the interconnectedness of care, driven by VA’s electronic health records system. “The medical record …

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11/29/2018 10:00 AM EST

Tags to Pearls: Women Veterans Night Out

A special evening planned for women Veterans to get the word out that VA culture is changing: comprehensive primary care for women and gender specific services.

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