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Rideshare program wins American Spirit Award

Congratulations to Charles Franklin, whose rideshare program received an American Spirit Award at the 76th Annual VAVS National Advisory Committee Meeting and Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Photo of Charles Franklin, innovation project manager at the VA New England Center for Innovation Excellence, who developed a rideshare program for Veterans while at the VA Boston Healthcare System.

VA Health Connect launches at VA Boston -- Get immediate help by calling 800-865-3384

Starting Monday, April 18, 2022, the VA Boston Healthcare System launches a single toll-free number, 1-800-865-3384, to connect Veterans to dedicated and aligned clinical and administrative staff 24/7.

Photo of smiling Veteran with smartphone.