VA partners with Apple to Provide Veterans Expanded Access to Virtual Healthcare

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has teamed up with Apple to expand access to virtual health care for veterans by providing them with free cellular-enabled iPads.

According to an article published by the VA, “To standardize the program and provide Veterans a consistent, quality experience, VA will exclusively distribute iPads to Veterans. iPads offer Veterans the combination of portability, user experience, data privacy, and security made possible through Apple’s integrated hardware and software platform. The collaboration between VA and Apple, facilitated by the  VA Secretary’s Center for Strategic Partnershipsprovides VA with Apple’s expertise to help enhance the platform and ensure Veterans and health care professionals have the best telehealth experience.”

Relevant pages: Veterans Disability