The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) MidSouth Healthcare Network (VISN 9) is an integrated healthcare delivery system comprised of six Joint Commission accredited medical centers. More than 350,000 Veterans seek care annually at VISN 9 medical centers located in:
There are 266 counties within the MidSouth Healthcare Network covering almost 110,000 square miles.
Approximately 10,000 full-time employees are dedicated to providing area Veterans a full range of quality and cost-effective medical, specialty, psychiatric, and extended care services.
"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan."
These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VISN 9, and are the focus of VISN 9's endeavors to serve America's Veterans and their families.