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President Trump, VA Announce New Telehealth Initiatives for Veteran Care

Healthcare Informatics, August 4, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will soon roll out expanded telehealth capabilities, including a new application called VA Video Connect, to provide greater access to health care for veterans, as part of an initiative announced by President Donald Trump and VA Secretary David Shulkin, M.D., on Thursday.

The goal of the initiative is to use telehealth technology and mobile applications in order to connect with more Veterans to provide services where they live, Shulkin said during the White House event announcing the initiative.

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