The Veterans Affairs Department included a new telehealth unit as part of the Las Vegas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, a 90-bed hospital, 120-bed skilled-nursing facility and ambulatory-care center dedicated Monday.
Telehealth unit part of new VA medical center
The telehealth unit will allow doctors to provide mental healthcare and other services to clinics in outlying areas. The medical center and clinics also are equipped with electronic “smart boards,” which are to be used to educate staff and patients, according to a news release.
“The Las Vegas VAMC underscores VA's commitment to provide the best care anywhere to America's Veterans, particularly in the critical area of mental health," said Dr. Robert Petzel, the VA's Under Secretary for Health, in the news release.
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