Subcommittee Hearing

Telemedicine in the VA: Leveraging Technology to Increase Access, Improve Health Outcomes & Lower Costs

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 10:30 AM Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building 124 Presiding: Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kansas)

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A hearing titled "Telemedicine in the VA:  Leveraging Technology to Increase Access, Improve Health Outcomes, and Lower Costs"

Member Statements

  1. Senator Jerry Moran (Republican - Kansas)


  1. Dr. Kevin Galpin, M.D.
    Executive Director, Telehealth Services
    Veterans Health Administration
  2. Bill James
    Deputy Assistant Secretary, Enterprise Program Management Office
    Office of Information and Technology
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  3. Thandiwe Nelson-Brooks, MPH, RN
    Facility Telehealth Coordinator
    VA Pacific Islands Health Care System
    Veterans Health Administration , Honolulu, Hawaii
  4. Michael P. Adcock
    Executive Director, Center for Telehealth
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Jackson, Mississippi
  5. Norman Okamura, Ph.D.
    Faculty Specialist and Principal Investigator
    Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center
    Honolulu, Hawaii