VA clinical services and treatments

The Primary Care Program at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center New York

The Primary Care Program at the VA Medical Center New York consists of four interdisciplinary practice teams-two general medicine teams, one geriatric team, and one mental health team-each supported by on-site nursing, social work, mental health, nutrition, and pharmacy staff.

The program has an enrollment of approximately 17,000 active patients with a broad range of chronic illnesses, and provides some 46,000 continuity visits per year. It also offers special clinical services for anticoagulation, diabetes, and lipid management.