United States Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Healthcare - VISN 4
VISN 4 logo


Altoona  |  Butler  |  Clarksburg
Coatesville  |  Erie  |  Lebanon
Philadelphia  |  Pittsburgh

Wilkes-Barre  |  Wilmington


VISN 4 Calendar

Find out what events VISN 4 has planned for your area.




No one can un-fire a firearm. Image of a handgun with a cable lock.

VISN 4 Fact Sheet

A clinician using an endoscope in a treatment room. Vision for Excellence
From infrascanners to cameras you swallow, high-tech equipment and procedures are changing the way we provide care. Read more in the latest issue of Vision for Excellence about how our clinicians are using cutting-edge technology to provide Veterans with top-quality health care.

Around VISN 4

Class participants set up equipment for a mass casualty training exercise.VISN 4

Prepping a Network to Respond
When disaster strikes close to home, VISN 4 employees are ready to respond. VISN 4 Emergency Coordinator Robert Bernard coordinates participation of Network staff in training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.

Ribbon Cutting for VA Butler's new Community Living Center.BUTLER

Expanded Community Living Center
VA Butler Healthcare dedicated the completion of 30 newly-constructed beds in its Community Living Center. VA Butler's 60-bed CLC provides nursing home care to Veterans.

A patient interacts with VA staff.PHILADELPHIA

VA Care Among Highest in Patient Satisfaction
The independent 2013 American Customer Satisfaction Index reports Veterans enrolled and using VA health care are "highly satisfied" with the quality of care and their relationships with their clinical providers.

A laptop computer and a stethoscope.CLARKSBURG

Clinical Video Tele-Health
The Clarksburg VA has recently implemented a Clinical Video Telehealth program, which allows Veterans to receive specialty care from the privacy of their own home.

Portrait of Dr. Obaid Shaikh standing in a hospital hallway.PITTSBURGH

Stopping Cancer Before It Starts
Dr. Obaid Shaikh, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's director of transplantation medicine, is searching for a blood test to predict risk of liver cancer in patients with liver disease.

Recent Publications

Cover image of the lastet issue of Vision for Excellence
Vision for Excellence
Issue 18 | Spring 2014


Cover of 2013 VA Healthcare-VISN 4 annual report
2013 Annual Report


National Center for PTSD AboutFace homepage VA Mobile Health