Boise, the State Capital of Idaho, is a part of Ada County which has a population of 412,000. It is situated in the valley of the river from which it takes its name, at an elevation of 2,710 feet. The Boise VA Medical Center also operates 5 outlying Outpatient Clinics in Twin Falls Idaho, Caldwell Idaho, Salmon Idaho, Mountain Home Idaho and Burns Oregon. The Boise VAMC, within VISN 20, provides highly sophisticated primary and secondary care with some tertiary services. Boise VAMCs Primary Service Area has a radius of approximately 160 miles with an estimated veteran population of 70,000.
AFFILIATIONS University of Washington School of Medicine Other major affiliations include the Idaho State University College of Pharmacy and the Boise State University School of Nursing. There are also numerous internship programs in allied health professions.
Actively involved with health care delivery throughout the state of Idaho, the Boise VAMC has sharing agreements with Mountain Home Air Force Base, Indian Health Service, U.S. Forest Service, State of Idaho, and community health facilities. Our areas of investigation include aging, clinical pharmacology, neuro-pharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, pulmonary physiology and pharmacology, immuno-pharmacology, infectious disease, and physician diagnosis. The Boise area has excellent higher education facilities, including Boise State University, the College of Idaho, and Northwest Nazarene College. The community education and special needs programs are excellent as well.
AUTHORIZED BEDS 46 beds with an adjacent 28-bed nursing home that houses an additional 11 beds for inpatient substance abuse. TYPE OF FACILITY Primary and secondary care.
The following outlying Outpatient Clinics come under this facility:
Twin Falls Idaho Outpatient Clinic, 260 Second Ave, East Twin Falls, ID 83301, Phone 208-732-0959
Caldwell Idaho Outpatient Clinic, 4521 Thomas Jefferson Street, Caldwell, ID 83605, Phone 208-454-4820
Burns Oregon Outpatient Clinic, 271 N Egan Ave, Burns, OR 97720, Phone 541-573-3339
Salmon Idaho Outpatient Clinic, 705 Lena Street, Salmon, ID 83466, Phone 208-756-8515
Mountain Home Idaho Outpatient Clinic, 815 North 6th Street East, Mountain Home, ID 83647, Phone 208-580-2001