LVMAC Tidbit: Another Step Forward in Telehealth

May 11, 2018

VA LogoOn 11 May, the VA announced it is expanding telehealth, or virtual technology, by allowing healthcare provider, whether or not located within a VA facility, to treat its patients across state lines and outside a VA facility.

The result is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has taken another step forward in telehealth services, of which private healthcare should take note.  This is especially important to do in an era of nationwide shortages in the medical professions. It also makes the VA’s home-based healthcare program better, let alone pushing its concept of “aging in place” further along.  Read the rest of this entry »

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LVMAC News — Information Technology and Selected Impacts on Veterans

June 9, 2017

LVMAC Logo (Best Small PNG)The presentation below was given by Scott Gingold at our 17 May 2017 Council Meeting. Thought you might be interested. Read the rest of this entry »


LVMAC News — Healthcare Mobile Apps Site Added to Our Answers Desk

August 24, 2015

Mobile AppWe are in the era of tablets and smartphones.  To take advantage of this new technology, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Health Administration (VHA) has recently arrived on the healthcare mobile applications (apps) scene.  We believe their products may prove useful to veterans, caregivers and medical professionals, but they are not alone in producing such products. Read the rest of this entry »


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