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VA Hits Telemedicine Milestone With 1 Million Video Visits in ‘18

February 8, 2019 - The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has reported reaching a major milestone in its efforts to improve veterans’ access to care through telemedicine and telehealth. According to the VA, more than 1 million healthcare encounters between veterans and care providers were logged via video-based telemedicine during FY 2018, which ran from October 2017 to September 2017....


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VA Wants its Doctors to Treat Veterans Anywhere With Telehealth

by Eric Wicklund

Federal officials have unveiled a plan to give VA doctors the authority to treat veterans via telemedicine no matter where those veterans are located. In a ceremony attended by President Donald Trump this past week, Department of Veterans...

mHealth Pilot Targets Underserved Women Veterans

by Eric Wicklund

There are more than 5 million female Armed Forces veterans in the U.S., and 72 percent refuse to go to a VA hospital or clinic. An mHealth pilot awaiting Congressional approval would try to solve that problem. A pair of mHealth companies...

VA Expands Telehealth Access for Veterans

by Eric Wicklund

The nation’s largest healthcare network is launching a new telehealth initiative. The Department of Veterans Affairs is putting the focus on behavioral health with a network of Mental Health Telehealth Resource Centers, designed to...

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