Nov 08 2019

VA Provides Health Care Via Smartphones


    • John Peters, Deputy Director, VA Telehealth Services
    • Ted Koch, social worker and virtual care lead, Veterans Integrated Service Network 5
    • Paul Valentine, U.S. Army 1982-1991, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Video Highlights

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs' video telehealth program has expanded to include appointments conducted over mobile devices.
  • More than 300,000 veterans have taken advantage of the new technology as of the end of FY 2019.
  • The program provides flexibility for both patients and doctors, who can also use smartphones to work outside the office.