Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

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The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center consists of a 188-bed acute care facilitiy and four community based outpatient clinics. Jesse Brown VAMC provides care to approximately 62,000 veterans who reside in the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois and in six counties in northwestern Indiana. In FY04, the medical center had approximately 7,600 inpatient admissions and 531,000 outpatient visits. A budget of over $235 million supports approximately 1,800 staff, including 180 physicians and 590 nurses. Over 500 individuals volunteer at Jesse Brown VAMC sites of care. The overrididing strategic direction of Jesse Brown VAMC over the next several years is implementation of Capital Asset realignment for Enchanced Services (CARES) initiatives approved by the Secretary Principi in February 2002. The major Chicago-related components of the CARES study are the construction of a new 205 bed tower at the Medical Center and the enhanced use lease of the Lakeside community based outpatient clinic property. Affiliations: Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School. www.chicago.va.gov #Chicago #Hospital #Military #Parking #VA
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