Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) Van Visit at VA Butler - Butler VA Health Care System
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Butler VA Health Care System

 

Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) Van Visit at VA Butler

August 31, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) Van Visit at VA Butler

Extending Access and Enhancing Care Through Telehealth

What: Iron Bow Technologies is bringing the “Telehealth Education Delivered” (TED) vehicle to the VA Butler Health Care Center to provide education and training on telehealth equipment. TED will showcase technologies that enable telehealth in many areas such as mental health, rural health, surgery, wound care, audiology, primary care, non-invasive cardio, and dermatology, and more.

Paws4Vets, a non-profit foundation who partners with Iron Bow will also be in attendance. They provide service dogs to Veterans suffering from PTSD, TBI, and other neurological issues.

Who: Veterans, family members, volunteers, and VA staff

When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 11am-3pm  

Where: VA Butler Health Care Center— Outside Main Entrance; 353 North Duffy Road; Butler, PA  16001

Background: Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) is a vehicle equipped with technologies that enable facilities to provide education and training on a range of telehealth and patient care solutions. Iron Bow Technologies demonstrates the ways that telehealth can extend health care access, enhance patient care and enable collaboration among healthcare providers and patients.

Telehealth at VA Butler helps ensure Veterans get the right care in the right place at the right time — and aims to make their home into the preferred place of care, whenever possible. VA Butler provides three types of Telehealth: Store-and-Forward Telehealth, Home Telehealth, and Clinical Video Telehealth. Learn more: www.butler.va.gov/services/Telehealth.asp.

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