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VA Portland Health Care System

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About the VA Portland Health Care System

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Portland VA Medical Center 2013 Annual Report (low resolution version)

Portland VA Medical Center 2013 Annual Report (high resolution print version)

VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) is a 277-bed facility serving more than 85,000 unique Veterans and 880,000 outpatient Veteran visits each year in Oregon and Southwest Washington. VAPORHCS consists of the main tertiary care medical center overlooking the city of Portland, the Vancouver Campus in Vancouver, Wash., and ten outpatient clinics across Central and Northwest Oregon.  PVAMC  provides a full continuum of inpatient, outpatient, long-term, and emergent care.  VAPORHCS is proud to host 12 national-level Centers of Excellence leading research efforts from mental illness to Parkinson’s, Epilepsy to auditory research, and others.  VAPORHCS is connected to Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)  both physically and through partnerships in shared research endeavors, the training of healthcare professionals, and the use of shared staff including scientists, clinician-educators, and clinician-researchers.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) and Outreach Clinics.

In addition to our main facility in Portland and our Vancouver Campus, we offer services in ten CBOC's and Outpatient Clinics. These clinics are located in —

  • Bend CBOC
  • Community Resource and Referral Center clinic (CRRC) in downtown Portland
  • East Portland CBOC
  • Hillsboro CBOC
  • North Coast CBOC (Camp Rilea)
  • Newport CBOC
  • Lincoln City CBOC
  • Salem CBOC
  • The Dalles CBOC
  • West Linn CBOC



Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.


VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in national emergencies.

Values- ICARE

Integrity - Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.

Commitment - Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.

Advocacy - Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

Respect  - Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.

Excellence - Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be  thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions,  willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.