"Not everyone has a cardiologist nearby," she added. "With Telehealth, they do."
"With Telehealth, our Veterans can connect with VA specialists in mental health, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, rheumatology and urology," Ryan said. "This is important, because a large percentage of our rural Veterans are advancing in age. They have chronic health conditions that require constant monitoring. If it wasn't for Telehealth, we'd be hard pressed to deliver the kind of day-to-day observation they require.