The VHA Innovators Network (iNET) is a network of 33 VA medical centers changing the way employees think and solve problems through training and accelerated operationalizing innovation.
Hospital acquired pneumonia prevention by engaging nurses (HAPPEN)
Brushing teeth is saving Veteran lives
Intermediate Care Technician
To augment the VA workforce with former military combat medics, medical technicians, and corpsmen in a unique health care role that: Utilizes their vast array of clinical skill-sets for Veteran care; Decreases overall visit waiting times and improve access to healthcare to make the VHA the “treatment of choice;” and, Improves the transition of this highly trained and skilled work force from DoD to Veteran care with a career pathway for professional healthcare roles.
Mini-Cog Screening Tool: Early Identification of Patients with Cognitive Impairment
Early nursing cognitive screening leads to improved patient outcomes.
Mobile Prosthetic and Orthotic Care (MoPOC)
Expanding access to world-class VA Orthotic & Prosthetic clinical services.
My Life, My Story (MLMS)
Listening to Veterans. Honoring their stories.
National Center for Lung Cancer Screening (NCLCS)
Reducing lung cancer deaths
Parenting and Problem Solving Group for Veterans & Their Families
Program for Veteran’s and their families to help parents develop/improve positive communication between themselves and their children, decrease negative or undesirable behaviors and to teach life skills to their children in the areas of problem solving, emotional regulation and frustration tolerance.
Perinatal Reproductive Education Planning and Resources (PREPARe)
PREPARe's mission is to create accessible, in-house perinatal specialized services that provide integrative care, education and support to Veterans and their families on their reproductive journey. Providing services at the VA will allow for specialized Veteran centric care and assist in achieving and maintaining positive reproductive health outcomes.
Physical Therapy Embedded Within PACT
Embedding PT in PACT improves access to care, function, and Veteran satisfaction by providing immediate care and reduces community care and cost.
PRIDE In All Who Served
Improving Access to Care for LGBTQ+ Veterans through a Health Education Group
Reducing Hospital Admissions and Amputation Prevention: Remote Temperature Monitoring
Eliminating amputation, reducing ER visits and hospital admissions
Sexual Health and Fertility in SCI: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Let's talk about sex! Assessment of sexual health concerns in spinal cord injury (SCI) and education on sexual health and intimacy in SCI.