Mpls VA Health Care: Open

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

Opening segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”, which explores the three main missions of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA): patient care, education, and research.

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MEG Brain Studies

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

Magnetoencephalagrophy (MEG) Brain Technology segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. The Minneapolis Brain Sciences Center is one of only a few research facilities in the world using powerful MEG sensors safely record brain activity. Using MEG, Minneapolis researchers … for the first time ever, have identified a neurological marker for PTSD.

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Chronic Disease Case Management

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

Chronic Disease Management segment from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. ¬†With case management, patients learned how to better manage their disease at home, reducing hospital and clinic admissions and improving quality of life.

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Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

Prolonged Exposure Therapy segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. Prolonged Exposure Therapy, developed by Dr. Edna Foa, works by helping to approach trauma-related thoughts, feelings, and situations that have been avoided due to the distress they cause. Repeated exposure to these thoughts, feelings, and situations helps reduce the power of PTSD to cause distress.

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RINGS Research

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

RINGS Research segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. RINGS stands for “Readiness & Resilience of National Guard Soldiers”. This groundbreaking PTSD research studied the largest deployment of Minnesota National Guard Soldiers before, during, and after deployment. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System Research Program is one of the largest and most active research programs in the VA health care system.

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Do I Have Cancer?

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by North Memorial Media Services

Web promotion of Hope Chest Breast Center of North Memorial. Staff and Cancer patients share insight on the importance of a dedicated Breast Center.

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