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VA NW Health Network Announces New Healthcare System Director
Keith Allen Brings Leadership, Proven Experience to Roseburg
Roseburg, Oregon. — The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Allen as the new Director of the VA Roseburg Healthcare System. Allen will oversee delivery of health care to more than 155,000 Veterans and an operating budget of $227 million.
“We are excited to bring Mr. Allen on board as the new Director of the VA Roseburg Healthcare System,” said Michael J. Murphy, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 20 Director. “His sound leadership qualities and proven experience will be valuable assets for the facility, the employees and volunteers, and most importantly, for the Veterans we are honored to serve. His start date is March 17, 2019.”
Allen joined the VA more than 13 years ago and has held progressive leadership positions in Florida and Washington. Most recently, he served as the Interim Medical Center Director at the VAMC Walla Walla. His prior permanent position was as Deputy Director at the VA Puget Sound HCS, a level 1 tertiary care facility. Allen holds a Master of Science, National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts.
The Roseburg VA Health Care System (RVAHCS) is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level three organization, consisting of a medical center located in Roseburg, OR, two Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Brookings and North Bend, OR, and the Eugene VA Health Care Center in Eugene, OR. The Roseburg campus consists of 114 acres and 42 buildings. (RVAHCS) offers primary care, surgical services, long term care, and mental health inpatient and outpatient services. Specialty services not provided by (RVAHCS) are offered through the Portland VA Medical Center or in the communities in our primary service areas. (RVAHCS) also operates a Behavioral Health Rehabilitation and Reintegration Services Center in Eugene, consisting of a Homeless Program, Homeless Housing Program with the Department of Health and Human Services (HUD/VASH), and Substance Abuse and Vocational Rehabilitation services. Approximately 743 medical residents, 310 medical students, 240 nursing students and 230 students from other healthcare fields rotate through VAPORHCS annually.
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