VA expanding telehealth care to rural cancer patients with new grant
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
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
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
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
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
The FCC is working to make $200 million available for hospitals to meet the challenges of maximizing telehealth options.