VISN 1: VA New England Healthcare System
200 Springs Rd, Bldg. 61
Bedford, MA 01730
The VA New England Healthcare System (NEHS) is an integrated, comprehensive health care system comprised of eight medical centers located in the six New England states: Togus, Maine; Manchester, New Hampshire; White River Junction, Vermont; Providence, Rhode Island; VA Connecticut HCS (West Haven and Newington campuses); and Bedford, Boston (Brockton, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury campuses); and Northampton, Massachusetts. In addition, there are over 35 Community Based Outpatient Clinics throughout VA NEHS.
New England is a large geographic area that spans the full spectrum of socioeconomic conditions from dense, urban centers to sparsely populated rural areas. The primary mission of VA NEHS is to provide quality health care and related services to eligible veterans in New England.
Comprehensive care offered by VA NEHS includes primary care, acute medical and surgical care, psychiatric care, long-term care, nursing home care and ambulatory surgery and offer the full range of health care services from basic outpatient care to open heart surgery, radiation therapy, and kidney transplantation.
VA NEHS covers an area with a total veteran population of approximately 1.3 million. VISN 1 employs approximately 10,000 staff. In addition, numerous clinical and administrative trainees assist them in providing care and services. Annually VA NEHS treats more than 240,000 veterans. Each year approximately 2.5 million outpatient visits occur at Medical Centers and community based outpatient clinics throughout the VA New England Healthcare System.
- Boston University School of Medicine
- Brown Medical School
- Dartmouth Medical School
- Harvard Medical School
- Tufts University School of Medicine
- University of Connecticut School of Medicine
- University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
- University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine
- University of Vermont School of Medicine
- Yale University School of Medicine