Veterans care system earns certification
The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks earned hospital and behavioral health certification from the joint commission. The certification demonstrates the system’s focus on providing high quality and safe care in hospital, behavioral health and home care standards.
The system underwent an on-site survey April 11-14, when joint commission experts evaluated several areas including environment of care, life safety, home-based services and behavioral health.
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks offers same-day access, direct scheduling in optometry and audiology, services to women and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender veterans and a number of specialty care services.
The systems consists of one health facility located in Fayetteville and has community-based outpatient clinics in Fort Smith, Harrison and Ozark; Branson and Mount Vernon, Mo.; and Jay, Okla.