Tag: telehealth

GovernmentCIO: VA Prepares for COVID-19 ‘Aftershock,’ Offers Additional Support Services

"The Department of Veterans Affairs is continuing to drive COVID-19 response efforts to support veterans and minorities, and is bracing for the “aftershock” of...

VA RFI: DSS Telecare Record Manager Licensing, Upgrades, and Maintenance

Notice ID: 36C24521Q0525 "The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is for market research to gain knowledge of potential vendors qualified under NAICS code 511210...

MHS ADVISOR brings telehealth to medical personnel in austere environments

"U.S. military medical personnel often serve in remote operating locations with limited external communications and often a sparse health care infrastructure. Traditional land-line phones...

DHA Director visits MCAGCC to discuss telehealth, readiness

"... Place was aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center on May 13 to meet with Marine Corps leadership in the morning,...

Defense Media Network: Interview: Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place, MD, Director,...

"Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine Outlook: Let’s start with the obvious. COVID has hit the military and veteran communities pretty hard. Has the global...

VAntage Point: Nine ways Veterans are using telehealth right now

"VA is leading the way in telehealth innovation so Veterans can access care when and where they need it. Telehealth makes it easier for...

Federal News Network Newscast: When the pandemic hit, VA was more...

"When the pandemic hit the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs famously switched to mostly virtual visits for primary health care. No surprise...

GAO Report: Veterans Affairs: Use of Additional Funding for COVID-19 Relief

“As of April 14, 2021, the Department of Veterans Affairs reported 224,538 cumulative COVID-19 cases among veterans, with 11,366 deaths. The VA received $19.6 billion...

VA’s meteoric telehealth expansion poses questions to frame 5-year strategic plan

“… But while VA has been able to quickly ramp up its own telehealth capabilities, expanding its reach to veterans in more rural and...

JDSupra: $200 Million in New Funding Available for SNF Telehealth Systems

“Applications are now open through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program to Support Healthcare Providers. Allocated funds will assist SNFs...