Boise VA Medical Center
About the Boise VA Medical Center
Welcome to the Boise VA Medical Center in beautiful Boise, Idaho!
Boise VAMC's primary service area has a radius of approximately 160 miles with an estimated veteran population of over 100,000. The Boise VAMC, within VISN 20, provides highly sophisticated primary, secondary, and specialty care to roughly 42,000 veterans each year. The Boise VA Medical Center delivers care in its main facility in Boise, Idaho and also operates Outpatient Clinics in Twin Falls, Caldwell, Mountain Home and Salmon, Idaho; as well as in Burns, Oregon.
We are committed to veterans health care and strive to continually improve the quality and accessibility of the care we provide. We also train future healthcare professionals, conduct research and support our nation in times of emergency. In all of these activities, our employees will respect and support your rights as a patient.
GEMS (Green Environmental Management System)
The Boise VA Medical Center also practices green environmental standards in its day-to-day operations and infastructure. Click here to learn more about the GEMS program at the Boise VA Medical Center, and how the Boise VA is helping protect the environment. The Boise VAMC GEMS is a 2016 and 2017 Practice Green Health Emerald Award winner, and also the recipient of the 2017 Making Medicine Mercury Free and Climate Circle of Excellence Awards!
VA Mission Statement - To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans."
VA Vision - To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
VA Core Values
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.
Strategic and Enabling Goals
Goal 1 Restore the capability of veterans with disabilities to the greatest extent possible, and improve the quality of their lives and that of their families.
Goal 2 Ensure a smooth transition for veterans from active military service to civilian life.
Goal 3 Honor and serve veterans in life, and memorialize them in death for their sacrifices on behalf of the Nation.
Goal 4 Contribute to the public health, emergency management, socioeconomic well being, and history of the Nation.
Deliver world-class service to veterans and their families through effective communication and management of people, technology, business processes, and financial resources.
Employee Newsletter - Boise Front
Boise VA Medical Center Emergency Room is open 24/7