Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: Veterans Affairs
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 450
Parent system: Department of Veterans Affairs

Statistics

Admissions: 9,800
Inpatient surgeries: 3,200
Outpatient visits: 770,000
Emergency room visits: 26,000
Births: 0
Number of Beds: 450

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Burn care
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Elderly/disabled (Acute long-term care)
  • End-of-life services (Hospice, Pain management and Palliative care)
  • Heart surgery (adult)
  • Hospitalists
  • Infection isolation room
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Cancer services
  • Psychiatric care (Partial hospitalization and Psychiatric emergency services)

Outpatient

  • Alzheimer center
  • Arthritis center
  • Bariatric/weight control services
  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Chemotherapy
  • Complementary/alternative medicine
  • Dental services
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Fitness center
  • Geriatric services
  • HIV-AIDS services
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric services (Consultation, Geriatric services and Outpatient care)
  • Sleep center
  • Stop-smoking program
  • Sports medicine
  • Substance-abuse programs
  • Urgent-care center
  • Women's health center
  • Wound management services

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Alzheimer center
  • Ambulance services
  • Help with government services
  • Chaplaincy/pastoral care services
  • Cancer services
  • Patient support groups
  • Patient representative/ombusdman
  • Transportation for elderly/handicapped
  • Translation services

Community Outreach

  • Health fairs
  • Health screenings

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Electron beam CT
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 310
Registered nurses: 700
Licensed practical nurses: 200
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 204
Registered nurses: 0
Licensed practical nurses: 0
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated June 2014


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