Local News Buzzes About VA Virtual Care Offerings for Veterans

VA medical centers across the country dedicated January 2020 to getting the word out about Connected Care programs, including VA Video Connect, My HealtheVet and other VA Telehealth Services. Local media outlets responded by traveling to many VA facilities this month and reporting on the story. From California to North Carolina, here’s a roundup of the buzz generated by VA Connected Care.

Carl Vinson VA Medical Center increasing telehealth services

—Dublin, Georgia, WMAZ CBS News, Jan. 3

VA continues to make strides connecting Veterans with healthcare through technology

—Boise, Idaho, KIVI-TV ABC News, Jan. 6

Connecting vets with the VA through VA Video Connect

—Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, WBRE/WYOU CBS News, Jan. 7

Veterans can get health care benefits close to home

—Iron Mountain, Michigan, WLUC TV6 NBC News, Jan. 9

Telehealth system cuts down on wait time for Veterans to see their VA doctors

—Fayetteville, Arkansas KATV ABC News, Jan. 15

New tool at Asheville VA helps Veterans connect with their doctors from home

—Asheville, North Carolina, WLOS ABC News, Jan. 16

Telehealth bridges gap between Veteran and doctor

—Harlingen, Texas, Valley Morning Star, Jan. 17

VA virtual care, house calls 2.0

—Clear Lake, California, Lake County News, Jan. 19

App brings health care home for Veterans

—Shreveport, Louisiana, KTBS ABC News, Jan. 22

West Texas VA Clinic bringing specialized tele healthcare

—Odessa, Texas, NewsWest 9, Jan. 22

New program offers veterans a virtual alternative to traditional

—Slinger, Wisconsin, WTMJ NBC News, Jan. 22

Telehealth for Veterans enhances existing care in rural areas

—Roseburg, Oregon, KMTR NBC News, Jan. 24