Table 1

Participating programmes within the VHA healthcare system

FacilityProvider specialtyAvailable staffPhysical locationLocationVHA region
Amarillo VA Healthcare System
  • Primary care.

  • Primary care.

Housed in a formal clinic.Amarillo, Texas17
Iowa City VA Healthcare System
  • Referring physician.

  • Primary care.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • Mental health staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Iowa City, Iowa23
James A Haley Veterans Hospital
  • Primary care.

  • Psychiatrist.

  • Mental health staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Tampa, Florida8
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
  • Not indicated in the survey.

  • Pulmonary staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Chicago, Illinois12
Miami VA Healthcare System
  • General internist.

  • Primary care.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • PMR staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Miami, Florida8
Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Pulmonary.

  • Infectious disease.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • PMR staff.

  • Mental health staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Houston, Texas16
Phoenix VA Healthcare System
  • Primary care.

  • Psychiatrist.

  • PMR staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Not housed in a formal clinic.Phoenix, Arizona22
San Francisco VA Healthcare System
  • ANP or MD.

  • Primary care.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • Mental health staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.San Francisco, California21
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
  • NP or MD.

  • Primary care.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • PMR staff.

  • Mental health staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.San Antonio, Texas17
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
  • Not indicated in the survey.

  • PMR staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Los Angeles, California22
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
  • Not indicated in the survey.

  • PMR staff.

  • Mental health staff.

Not housed in a formal clinic.Seattle, Washington20
VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System
  • Primary care.

  • Primary care.

  • Mental health staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Salt Lake City, Utah19
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
  • Infectious disease.

  • Pulmonary.

  • Pulmonary staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.North Las Vegas, Nevada21
VA Western Colorado Health Care System
  • PT/OT/ST.

  • Not indicated in survey results.

Not housed in a formal clinic.Grand Junction, Colorado19
Washington DC VA Medical Center
  • Rehabilitation.

  • Pulmonary.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • PMR staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Washington, DC5
William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
  • APNP.

  • Primary care.

  • Pulmonary staff.

  • PMR staff.

  • PT/OT staff.

Housed in a formal clinic.Madison, Wisconsin12
  • ANP, Advanced Practice Nurse; APNP, Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber; MD, Medical Doctor; NP, Nurse Practitioner; OT, Occupational Therapist; PMR, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; PT, Physical Therapist; ST, Speech Therapist; VA, Veterans Affairs; VHA, Veterans Health Administration.