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VA medical facility or in the community to address their health care
needs. Given the difficulty in providing mental health care under these
circumstances, the most practical way to consistently provide all VA
beneficiaries with access to high-quality mental health care is through
the telehealth program."

The facility is staffed by approximately 2,750 employees, and supports 142 acute care beds and a 135-bed Community Living Center.
The CMCVAMC also operates community-based outpatient clinics
in Burlington County, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Camden, NJ, and
Horsham, PA (Victor J. Saracini VA Outpatient Clinic) in which more
than 91,000 veterans visited in 2017.

VA said data show that the mental health care provided remotely has
been working. In 2016, there was a 39 percent decrease in the number
More than 55,000 veterans are enrolled for health care at CMCof days those veterans were hospitalized for acute psychiatric treatment. VAMC, with nearly 590,000 visits in 2017. The Medical Center has
an operating budget of more than $540 million and focuses on several
VA first announced the proposed rule, titled "Authority of Health mission areas: providing health care, conducting medical research,
Care Providers to Practice Telehealth," at a White House event last training health care professionals for the future, and being prepared
August, during which VA and President Donald Trump launched the to serve in the event of a crisis or emergency.
"Anywhere to Anywhere" initiative. VA also unveiled VA Video Connect,
a video conferencing app for veterans and VA providers. Through this
Affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and numerous other
new rule, VA providers will be able to use VA Video Connect and other allied health schools and colleges, the CMCVAMC offers comprehensive
forms of telehealth to furnish care to veterans anywhere in the country, surgical, medical and psychiatric care to include special emphasis proincluding in the veteran's home. To learn more about VA's telehealth grams, alcohol and drug dependence treatment, and rehabilitative care.
"Anywhere to Anywhere" initiative, visit VA's Office of Connected Care
The CMCVAMC has the distinction of being awarded several
at connectedcare.va.gov.
National Research Centers of Excellence including Parkinson's Disease
Locally, the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC); Mental Illness
(CMCVAMC) provides health care to veterans living in Philadelphia Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC); Center for Health
and six surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP); Center of Excellence for
New Jersey. The Philadelphia VAMC is part of the VA Health Care Substance Abuse Treatment and Education (CESATE) and Regional
Network - VISN4 and serves as an acute referral center for VA health Sleep Center. Crescenz VAMC is one of the National Polytrauma
care facilities in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey. Rehabilitation network sites and is home to the National Center for
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