TED Tour is coming to VA Outpatient Clinic in Olean - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System


TED Tour is coming to VA Outpatient Clinic in Olean

August 17, 2016

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Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (716) 862-8753
Cell: (716) 512-9338
E-mail: Evangeline.Conley@va.gov

                                                 TED Tour is coming to VA Outpatient Clinic in Olean
                                                       Telehealth Education Delivery for Veterans

TED, Telehealth Education Delivery for Veterans, is a mobile home like vehicle set up with telehealth equipment for a demonstration on VA telehealth medicine capabilities. TED is coming to VA Outpatient Clinic, 465 North Union Street, Olean, New York, Monday, August 22, from 10am–4pm. The TED tour is traveling to VA medical centers and community based outpatient clinics across the county, giving Veterans, VA employees and the public a chance to see how telehealth works and how it can enhance access to VA health care.

Health informatics, disease management and telehealth technologies are used to target care and case management to improve access to care, improving the health of Veterans. Telehealth changes the location where health care services are routinely provided. “VA is expanding telehealth services to include more specialties and additional locations to access it, said Paul Galantowicz, VA Western New York Healthcare System’s Telehealth Coordinator. “As usage increases, Veterans and staff will realize the convenience and other benefits of it.”

Some of the telehealth services currently offered through VA Western New York Healthcare System, which includes the Olean Outpatient Clinic, are psychology, GI, hearing aid, low vision, neurology, pain, telederm, women’s wellness, infectious disease, diabetic clinics and more. To learn more about the TED Tour or telehealth medicine, contact Paul Galantowicz, at 716-862-8840.