VA telehealth saves time and improves health for Veterans

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Delmer Fischer, a 61-year-old Army Veteran from Clermont, Florida, needed a pair of major surgeries. It was going to mean two eight-hour round-trips to Miami’s VA hospital, plus time off work for his wife and adult daughter.

Under normal circumstances, this would also mean trips for pre- and post-surgery visits. But thanks to its growing telehealth program, the Orlando VA Medical Center was able to conduct those visits at its Lake Nona facility, transmitting real-time information and video to the Miami surgeon.

Read more about VA telehealth and Fisher’s experience in this Orlando Sentinel article.