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Operational Details of the Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

I have attempted to research the VA Hospital in Miami, Florida, Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. I need to include the size, structure, level of care, variety of services offered, as well as the type of ED available. I also need to comment on operational problems in contrast to the organization's mission statement.

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VA Hospital in Miami, Florida, Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center (VAMC)

Background

The Miami VA Healthcare System caters and serves Veterans in the South Florida counties of: Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe. The Medical Center opened its doors in 1968.

Size

The main Center is housed on 26.3 acres in the Miami Health District, and includes the Jackson Memorial Hospital, Cedars Medical Center, the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics. The Center has an estimated veteran population of over 300, 000.

Structure

The parent facility is the Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (same one located on 26.3 acres) with an attached four-story Nursing Home. To more readily serve the diverse veteran population, the Center established its Outpatient Clinics in Oakland Park in 1982; and Key West in 1986. In September of 2008 The Broward Count VA Outpatient Clinic replaced the Oakland Park VA Outpatient Clinic and has been serving veterans for over 26 years. This improves the access to patient care to over 150,000 veterans residing in Broward County, southern Palm Beach County, and northern Miami-Dade County. As well, its Community Based Outpatient Clinics are located in Pembroke Pines, Key Largo, and Hollywood; Primary Care Clinics in Homestead, Coral Springs, and Deerfield Beach. Together, the Miami VA Healthcare System main campus and its satellite clinics generate over 500,000 visits per year.

Level of care

The Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recognized as a Center for excellence in Spinal Cord Injury Research, Substance Abuse Treatment, and ...

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