Fireworks, crowds and a telehealth exercise: VA’s Telehealth Emergency Medicine team demos real-world capabilities

Photo of VA Telehealth emergency team

It was the perfect opportunity to show the breadth of VA’s telehealth technologies. As more than 500,000 people came together on the National Mall to celebrate the July Fourth holiday in the nation’s capital, VA’s Telehealth Emergency Medicine team took the opportunity to demonstrate how VA technologies could be used during an emergency. With a telehealth mobile unit parked near the crowds, VA began their tests, which had already attracted interested collaborators from the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Disaster Medical System.

Visit the VAntage Point blog to read more about VA’s telehealth exercise on the National Mall.