Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital providing the highest level quality complex care from cardiology to neurology to primary and mental health care for 75,000 Veterans along the South Carolina and Georgia coast. The Ralph H. Johnson VA achieved a 5-Star rating according to VA’s Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning Value (SAIL) model. The SAIL rating ranks the Charleston VA in the top 10 percent of VA medical centers nationwide for quality of care and efficiency. The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a regional referral center for robotic surgery, orthopedics and other specialties, and is the first VA National Tele-Mental Health Hub providing care for Veterans across the U.S.
The 152-bed Level 1A hospital includes six community based outpatient clinics, a 20-bed nursing home, women’s health, and the full range of inpatient and outpatient care, including medical and surgical intensive care. The VAMC provides more than 934,000 outpatient visits and approximately 4,500 in-patient stays annually. With more than 2,700 employees, Charleston VA has an annual budget of $525 million, research funding of more than $28.8 million, and more than 95 principle investigators participating in approximately 280 research studies.
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Medical University of South Carolina
Type of Facility
Inpatient Mental Health
Mental Health Day Hospital
Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)
Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)
Community Residential Care
Nursing Home Care Unit (NUCU)
Homemaker Health Aide
Adult Day Care
Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)
Community Contract Nursing Home
Pulmonary Function Test
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation