Secretary Wilkie’s 2020 Veterans Day Message

Original Article by VAntage Point, Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Posted by Robert Wilkie on November 11, 2020 I’m Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie. On Veterans Day in 1988, Ronald Reagan said …”We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who [...]

Have You Tried a Video Medical Appointment?

Original Article by www.portland.va.gov/ Posted by VAPORHCS on Thursday, October 15, 2020 Here are facts and resources about VA Video Connect Medical Appointments.  VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) has 13 sites of care across 36,000 square miles in two states. The Primary Care Division alone employs 400 staff who strive to provide safe, timely, [...]

Virtual tele-physical therapy helps 30-year Army Veteran

Original Article by VAntage Point, Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Many Washington, D.C.-area Veterans and VA providers are realizing the benefits of using telehealth technology and VA Video Connect (VVC). Physical therapist Dr. Latasha Thomas has converted most of her face-to-face appointments to telehealth. The [...]