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Media Advisory

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What:

The Department of Veterans Affairs will demonstrate many of the innovations being employed to virtually connect patients with services and create bridges between health care and information technology, allowing the delivery of Veteran-centric health care, when and where Veterans need it.

When:

Tuesday, July 30, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST
10:30 a.m. Formal Program
11:15 a.m. Exhibit Booths Open
12:30 p.m. Event Concludes

Who:

Dr. Robert A. Petzel, VA Under Secretary for Health
Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

Where:

The National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045

Background:

The Connected Health Showcase will provide a glimpse into how the application of these new information technologies are transforming VA’s delivery of health care and its effect on patients’ health outcomes. These technologies maximize Veteran-Provider encounters by effectively managing information to ensure patients and providers have the information needed to customize patient care to meet the unique requirements and preferences of each Veteran. The following technologies will be showcased: Blue Button, MyHealtheVet, Secure Messaging, Clinical Video Telehealth, Home Telehealth, Veterans Point of Service Program (Kiosks), Mobile Applications, Veterans Health Library and SCAN-ECHO.

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs Media Relations: 202-461-7600

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March 2013 Connected Health Showcase