VA taps Apple to provide 50,000 veterans with iPads for virtual care services 

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The Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with Apple to offer more than 50,000 veterans with cellular-enabled iPads to increase their access to virtual care services..

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Thursday, September 17th, 2020

The brand-new effort, revealed Sept. 15, develops on VAs Connected Tablet program that released in 2016. Research from the program revealed that veterans who got tablets experienced more fulfillment with their care experience and were less most likely to miss appointments..

Veterans who do not have a video-capable device or web services and are interested in taking part in VAs telehealth iPad program can consult their VA health care team to determine eligibility..

The VA Secretarys Center for Strategic Partnerships assisted in the cooperation with Apple and will specifically disperse iPads to veterans to standardize the type of tablet and software utilized during VA telehealth check outs. With the cellular-connected gadgets, veterans can get involved in virtual care even when they do not have web access..