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JHQVAMC holds ceremony officially opening parking garage addition and skybridge

Mountain Home, Tenn.— Officials at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 9, 2022, officially opening its parking garage addition and skybridge, here.

Pictured from left to right are Dean B. Borsos, JHQVAMC director, Ivan Lopez, healthcare engineer, and Norma Honaker, engineering technician.

JHQVAMC domiciliary patients presented holiday gifts

MOUNTAIN HOME, TN — Employees with Voluntary Services and Recreation Therapy at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) partnered Dec. 8, 2022, providing holiday gifts to inpatient residents in the domiciliary at the medical center.

Pictured from left to right are Kimberly J. Gladson, a recreation therapist at JHQVAMC, Michael Goode, a Veteran and patient at the JHQVAMC domiciliary, Menley S. Creekmore, a recreation therapist at JHQVAMC, and Mike Kromoff, chief of Voluntary Services at JHQVAMC.

JHQVAMC and Quilts of Valor present hand-made quilts to medical center residents

MOUNTAIN HOME, TN — Voluntary Services at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) and Quilts of Valor Foundation partnered Dec. 8, 2022, providing hand-made quilts to in-patient residents at the medical center during the holiday season.

MOUNTAIN HOME, TN — Voluntary Services at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) and Quilts of Valor Foundation partnered Dec. 8, 2022, providing hand-made quilts to in-patient residents at the medical center during the holiday season. Pictured from left to right are Mike Kromoff, the chief of Voluntary Services at JHQVAMC, Medical Center Director Dean B. Borsos, and Sarah Smith, a red-coat ambassador at JHQVAMC. (Photo: James H. Quillen VA Medical Center)

JHQVAMC Employee Association holds Holiday Festival and Market

MOUNTAIN HOME, TN — The VA Employee Association (VAEA) at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) hosted its second annual Holiday Festival and Market on December 2, 2022, for medical center employees.

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn. (December 2, 2022)— Employees at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) gather for the second annual Holiday Festival and Market December 2, 2022, here. (Official photograph by Cory R. Chapin)

“Trunk or treat!”, VAEA hosts annual fall event at JHQVAMC

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn.— VA Employee’s Association (VAEA) hosted its annual Trunk or Treat event October 14, 2022, open to employees at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC).

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn. (October 14, 2022)— JHQVAMC employees pass out candy during VA Employee’s Association annual Trunk or Treat event October 14, 2022, at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. (Official photograph by Cory R. Chapin)

JHQVAMC collects more than 10 tons of Food for donation

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn.— Employees at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) collected more than 21,500 pounds of food as part of Veteran Administration’s annual Feds Feed Families (FFF) Food Drive campaign, exceeding last year’s amount by more than one thousand pounds.

MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn. (October 12, 2022)— James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) Director Dean B. Borsos presents Environmental Management Service with the Director’s Cup trophy during a ceremony October 13, 2022. (Official photograph by Cory R. Chapin)

James H. Quillen VA Medical Center presented Excellence in Patient Experience Award

(MOUNTAIN HOME, Tenn.) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) presented James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) the Excellence in Patient Experience Award during a ceremony Sept. 7, 2022, for its dedication and exceptional experience delivered to Veterans and employees.

Mountain Home Excellence in Patient Experience Award

JHQVAMC opens specialty care clinic in Knoxville

The JHQVAMC increased access to care for Veterans by adding specialty care services to its Knoxville clinic network. The Knoxville VA Specialty Care Clinic opened July 18, 2022, and offers centralized specialty care in line with the VA’s commitment to providing quality care to our nation’s Veterans.

Knoxville specialty clinic

JHQVAMC holds ribbon cutting for Mountain City VA clinic

MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn.— James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony June 9, 2022, to officially recognize its Mountain City VA clinic.

Mountain City VA clinic

State Senate Honors JHQVAMC with Resolution

State Senator Rusty Crowe of Tennessee’s District 3 presented James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) with Senate Joint Resolution 1114 during a ceremony June 6, 2022, honoring the medical center for its recognition as a top hospital for nurse-to-patient communication by a national publication.

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