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Get the latest news from VA Mountain Home-area medical centers and clinics. For more information about VA Mountain Home health care, contact our Public Affairs Office at 423-926-1171, ext. 7126.

James H. Quillen VAMC Expands Intensive Care Unit, Improves Veteran Patient Services

April 27, 2022

The James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony April 14, 2022, to celebrate a new addition to its intensive care unit.

VA recognizes James H. Quillen VA Medical Center National HeRO awardees for commitment to patient safety

March 23, 2022

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) honored five James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) employees during its quarterly National HeRO Award ceremony March 18, 2022, for their contributions to Veteran Health Administration’s (VHA) ‘Journey to High Reliability.’

JHQVAMC Announces Expansion of Dialysis Treatment Center; Morristown Clinic

March 07, 2022

James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) recently held two ribbon cutting ceremonies unveiling improvements at two of its facilities for Veteran patient care.

Two JHQVAMC Use Cases Win in Robots with Benefits Competition

February 17, 2022

Two JHQVAMC robotic use case submissions won separate categories in the Robots with Benefits virtual competition sponsored by Veterans Benefits Administration’s Business Automation Office and the Office of Information and Technology Robotics Process Automation Center of Excellence held Feb. 1, 2022.

National Salute to Veteran Patients Week, A Time to Give Back

February 11, 2022

James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) will observe National Salute to Veteran Patients week Feb. 13-19, 2022, to honor its Veteran patients and to increase community awareness of VA’s role in providing them comprehensive medical care.

JHQVAMC Customer Service Highlighted by National Publication

February 07, 2022

James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) was highlighted Feb. 1, 2022, by Becker’s Hospital Review’s publication of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS).

JHQVAMC Researcher Awarded $1M VHA Grant to Study PTSD

February 03, 2022

Dr. Justin Gass, a research psychologist at JHQVAMC, was awarded a research grant January 1, 2022, to help combat the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) coupled with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).

JHQVAMC Doctors Publish Alcohol Addiction Study

January 06, 2022

Doctors at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center and faculty at the University of Tennessee Knoxville were published November 8, 2021, in the Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions for their work in combatting alcohol use disorders.

JHQVAMC Announces Expansion of Morristown Clinic

December 14, 2021

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn.—The James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) increased access to care for Veterans by expanding its Morristown Community-Based Outpatient Clinic February 1, 2022.