PVA from the TOP. Vital Volunteers

December 2011
PN;Dec2011, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p8
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The article presents the author's insights on the role of Hospital Liaison Officers (HLOs) in fulfilling the objectives of Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in helping their fellow veterans in dealing with spinal chord injuries (SCI). He says that the first objective of PVA is to advocate and monitor the delivery of quality healthcare benefits and services. He also mentions that HLOs are volunteers who talk with patients and staff in SCI facilities to identify problems that need resolutions.


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