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Office of Patient Care Services (PCS) in Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
"Leading VHA to Excellence in Clinical Care and Health Care Delivery"

We strive to be an invaluable resource to the Department of Veterans Affairs in providing leadership in clinical care and promoting the best possible health for our nations’ Veterans. The Office of Patient Care Services is dedicated to ensuring the full continuum of Health Care, from health promotion, disease prevention, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative to recovery and palliative care.

Our goal is to provide care through policy and program development which promotes dignity and respect and is achieved by utilizing innovative approaches and technologies through interdisciplinary collaboration both within and outside VHA.

Christopher Saslo, DNS, ARNP-BC, FAANP
Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Patient Care Services (Chief Nursing Officer), Veterans Health Administration

Maria Llorente, MD
Deputy to the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration 

Evelyn Sommers
Chief Administrative Operating Officer for Business Support for Patient Care Services