VA unveils provider-facing app

Called Patient Viewer, the application allows providers to access information contained in the VA's Vista electronic health record platform.


New bill to expand telemedicine to veterans

Veterans will no longer be required to travel to a VA facility, and can receive telemedicine treatment from anywhere, including their home or a community center.


VA looking to expand telehealth spending

The agency's 2016 budget includes $1.2 billion that will specifically go toward telehealth efforts to connect rural and remote veterans with healthcare services.


VA looking to expand telehealth in 2015

Targeted expansion in 2015 includes tele-audiology, primary care, women's health, intensive care unit telehealth and clinical video telehealth into homes.