VAPHSVeterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System (Pennsylvania)
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The development process at the VAPHS began August 1999.
Since implementation, the VAPHS has been the leader of many prevention indices and the chronic disease index indicators, often setting the benchmark for the private sector.
Institutional Review: The protocol was approved by the VAPHS Institutional Review Board (02778).
Abbreviations: 3-D = three-dimensional, ANOVA = analysis of variance, ISO = International Organization for Standardization, MTS = material testing system, ODOF = one-degree-of-freedom, PSD = power spectral density, SAE = Society of Automotive Engineers, TDOF = two-degree-of-freedom, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs, VAPHS = VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, VDV = vibration dose value, WBV = whole-body vibration, WC = wheelchair, WRC = WC road course.
Collaboration with the VAPHS allows AGH to initiate its liver transplant program in a cost-effective manner by utilizing existing expertise and resources in the city, said Connie Cibrone, AGH president and chief executive officer.
Starzl Transplantation Institute from 1997 to 2003, Cacciarelli assumed leadership of the VAPHS liver program in 2002.
The VAPHS is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level 3 Facility.
Generate reports in-house that VAPHS uses for reconciliation and performance measurement tracking
VAPHS plans to utilize Virtual DB(R) to further strengthen its access to patient information.
chief of anesthesiology at the VAPHS and associate professor and vice chairman, department of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.