VA expanding telehealth care to rural cancer patients with new grant

by • 4 months ago

With a new grant from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the VA is advancing its teleoncology services by bringing cancer counseling to rural veterans.

How VA improved its IT with $2B in emergency coronavirus funding

by • 4 months ago

The VA is "putting every penny of" the more than $2 billion it received for things like telework and telehealth to "effective use," VA CIO James Gfrerer said.

VA moves benefits hearings online following passage of new modernization act

by • 5 months ago

The VA is moving more services online. A recent law allowed veterans to appear before benefit hearings remotely.

VA inks deal with Facebook, increases video services for virtual mental health care

by • 5 months ago

The VA says it is has seen its online mental health care services nearly triple as the department tries to limit in-person contact to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Health agencies use supplemental funding to expand telehealth

by • 6 months ago

The Indian Health Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs are trying to expand the reach of remote-care technology.

FCC moves to establish a $200 million telehealth fund for hospitals

by • 6 months ago

The FCC is working to make $200 million available for hospitals to meet the challenges of maximizing telehealth options.

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