Already recognized as a leader in the development and use of telemedicine, the Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its telehealth services to meet the growing needs of its patient population.

2015 was a banner year for telemedicine at the VA, which conducted 2.14 million telehealth visits, reaching more than 677,000 veterans—or 12 percent of all vets—using real-time telemedicine, home telehealth care, and store-and-forward telemedicine.

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