Month: June 2019

PTSD Month is June 2019

June 8, 2019 – June is PTSD month. 22 Veterans commit suicide each day; get to know your neighbors. Yesterday I was sitting at the Orlando Veterans Hospital at Lake Nona in the lobby at the back entrance next to the Emergency Room.  A woman, appearing to be in her mid to late 70s, sat

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Mission Act of 2018 Part II

Milestone: It is Kick-off day for the Mission Act! June 6, 2019 – It is Kick-off day! The Mission Act of 2018 has arrived. Today, I spoke to Daniel at the Community Care Center about my authorizations that are being handled through the Mission Act. They are now PC3 (Patient Center) consults. He was very

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GROWING UP BELIEVING IN “HUMBLE”

My Faith Journey Begins June 2, 2019 – Today is Sunday. I want to share a little bit about the faith journey I am walking, beginning with my childhood. Growing up, my family shared in an interdenominational faith. I grew up in Saudi Arabia where my father worked for Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO). The

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THE VA MISSON ACT OF 2018

A step in the right direction for Veteran healthcare On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, I attended a Town Hall at the Orlando VA Medical Center at Lake Nona.  Dr Gannon, Assistant Chief of Staff, presented an excellent presentation about the new Mission Act 2018 that will officially roll out June 6, 2019.  From my perspective,

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