EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

SOUTH TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

SOUTH TEXAS VHCS "GO FOR THE BLUE"

WHOLESALE STREAMLINING

IN 2006, SOUTH TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (STVHCS) WAS RANKED 130 OUT OF 139 AMONG THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA) MEASUREMENT SYSTEM, WHICH IS BASED ON ITS

OVERALL PERFORMANCE. TO IMPROVE THIS RANKING FOR 2007, STVHCS LAUNCHED A "GO FOR THE BLUE" CAMPAIGN AMONG EMPLOYEES, IN WHICH ACHIEVING "BLUE" ON THE PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT CHART

WOULD MEAN THAT STVHC EXCEEDED ITS PERFORMANCE MEASURE TARGETS, THUS PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL CARE TO ITS VETERANS.