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The agency has rolled out new features of its VEText application to maintain physical distancing.
The Army has adopted the technology, especially in mental health care, as DHA has advanced telemedical capabilities
The Defense Department is prototyping a series of 5G technologies across its bases to advance areas including telemedicine.
Mobile apps play an important role in telemedicine and mental health.
Expansion in telehealth services has allowed veterans to receive counseling even amidst the COVID-19 epidemic.
Efforts underway are aimed at delivering better and more efficient care to veterans.
The initiative represents a step forward for VA telehealth and expanding the availability of specialized care.
The technology could be beneficial toward improved and advanced patient care.
An update on VA's current tech tools, services and priorities moving forward to improve veteran health care, as outlined by VA CIO James Gfrerer.
Leaders in government and industry iterate importance of cybersecurity in modernizing veteran health care.
Increased usability and digital improvements to deliver care to veterans remain the Office of Connected Care chief's priorities.
But it can’t be scaled without “a vote of confidence that it protects and promotes patients."