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Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center

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2907 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602-4377

Phone: 814-943-8164 Or 814-943-8164
Fax: 814-940-7898
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The mission of the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center is to honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. The facility is located among the scenic Allegheny Mountains in central Pennsylvania. This modern facility offers a comprehensive range of health care services to eligible Veterans. Outpatient services are provided through primary care and specialty clinics. All active patients are enrolled in a primary care team. The medical center has 68 beds comprised of 28 acute care beds and 40 long term care beds. The medical center's market service area consists of 14 counties in central Pennsylvania: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Mifflin, and Somerset. Approximately 87,133 veterans reside in this 14 county market service area. The VAMC administers an extensive outpatient fee basis program. There are three community based outpatient clinics located in Johnstown, DuBois, and State College, Pennsylvania.

 

AFFILIATIONS

The VAMC has various graduate and undergraduate program affiliations with several universities and colleges. Additionally, the VAMC has a medical resource sharing agreement with Department of Defense.

 

AUTHORIZED BEDS

68 authorized operating beds

 

TYPE OF FACILITY

General Medical with Long Term Care

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

23-Hour Observation

Ambulatory Procedure Clinic

AmeriCorps Volunteer Program

Behavioral Health Outpatient

Care Coordination/Home Telehealth

Community Living Center

Compensated Work Therapy

Dental
Geriatrics

Home Based Primary Care

Home Medical Equipment (HME)/Home Oxygen
Homeless Program

Hoptel Services

Hospice

Inpatient Acute Care
OEF/OIF Program and Case Management

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Primary Care

Recovery Program

Recreation

Respite Care

Senior Companion Program

Specialty Care/Clinics

Substance Abuse (Outpatient)
Telemetry
Transportation Program
Veterans Outreach 

Vet Center DuBois

Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST)
Volunteer Program
Women's Health