• Helping Veterans cross the digital divide with improved access to health care

    Seeing a doctor can be a challenge for people living in rural communities. That’s why VA is making it easier than ever for Veterans to access health care. 

  • VA TeleEye provides specialty care to Veterans nationwide

    TeleEye enables Veterans to receive eye care remotely at their primary care doctor’s office. Read this blog for the steps that follow.

  • Telehealth hub in Boise to serve thousands of rural Veterans

    Boise's new Clinical Resource Hub provides space for VA staff to treat Veterans via telehealth and a training space for staff and students.

  • FCC program offers affordable, low-cost internet access to eligible households

    If you or a Veteran you know is struggling to afford internet service, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program may put fast and reliable internet service within financial reach.

  • Improving access to virtual care for homebound rural Veterans

    VA Geriatric Scholar Christy Rothermel is helping homebound and rural Veterans keep pace with VA’s rapid telehealth expansion.

  • VA and faith leaders address rural Veteran mental health crisis

    VA Office of Rural Health and VA’s National Chaplain Service join forces to connect rural Veterans to important mental health resources.

  • VA volunteers and leaders connect with Veterans during Salute Week

    Volunteers and VA leaders, including the VA Secretary, have joined the Compassionate Contact Corps to call Veterans during Salute Week.

  • Puerto Rico bound: Vet Center mobile health unit will provide mental health services

    The Vet Center Mobile Health Clinic is headed to Puerto Rico. The mobile clinic staff will provide services to rural Veterans all over the island.

  • Team approach helps older Veterans reduce risk of falls at home

    Idaho VA physical therapist and multidisciplinary Home-Based Primary Care team work together to provide treatment for older rural Veterans.

  • Three ways VA is tackling the rural clinical workforce crisis

    VA workforce initiatives drive providers and researchers’ focus on rural Veteran health care. Rural counties experiencing employee shortages.

  • Biloxi VA receives Mobile Medical Unit

    Biloxi's Mobile Medical Unit delivers primary care and other services to Veterans who have limited access to VA health care services due to low population density or limited local demand for specialized services.

  • VA telehealth clinic focused on cognitive issues helps Veterans in rural areas

    “VA has been investing in telehealth for years, so the necessary equipment and infrastructure was there,” Kraft says. “It just seemed like it was meant to be. The need was there, the resources and support were there, and the motivation was there.”

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