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Trump Touts Improvements to Mobile Health Care System for Veterans

Aug 4, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump celebrated improvements to the mobile system veterans can use to access health care Thursday, touting an “historic breakthrough” in Department of Veterans Affairs technology that makes it easier for patients to schedule and receive care remotely.

The new tools expand the VA’s existing ‘Telehealth Services’ with a new application that lets veterans schedule appointments from their mobile phones (Veteran Appointment Request, or VAR) and VA Video Connect, which connects veterans with health specialists.

 

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