Virtual Health - James J. Peters VA Medical Center
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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


Virtual Health

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Telehealth activities can be facilitated through three different modalities:

image of Veteran using home telehealth equipmentHome Telehealth (HT): A process whereby the ongoing condition (Diabetes, Hypertension, CHF) of selected patients is assessed and monitored using Home Telehealth technologies in in the patient's home or through cell phone Interactive Voice Technologies (IVR).
image of doctor using store and forward telehealth equipmentStore and Forward Telehealth (SFT): A Telehealth application in which a trained imager at an originating site takes digital images and downloads them through a computer into VistA Imaging or the telereader software (Tele-Dermatology, Tele-Retinal, Tele-Pathology).
image of doctor and Veteran patient using clinical video telehealth equipmentClinical Video Telehealth (CVT): A Telehealth application that allows the patient to be examined and interviewed by a provider at one site with live interactive audio and video.

For more information on VA's Telehealth program, watch our videos which explain how Telehealth can provide better access to healthcare:

VA Telehealth; Real-Time Access to Care
My Life, My Health, My Choices
Video to Home Telehealth
My HealtheVet

My HealtheVet is a web-based application that creates a new, online environment where Veterans, family and clinicians may come together to optimize Veterans' health care. Web technology combines essential health record information enhanced by online health resources to enable and encourage patient/clinician collaboration.

Through My HealtheVet, you can:

  • Refill prescriptions online and have them delivered directly to your home.
  • View VA lab and test results and VA appointments.
  • View VA personal health records from January 1, 2013, to the present through Blue Button feature.
  • Send secure messages to VA clinicians as an alternative form of communication.
For more information, visit the My HealtheVet website or contact the My HealtheVet Coordinator at 718-584-9000 x6685.

Page Content Provider: Rosemary Cancel-Santiago

Contact Info


  • JJP VA Medical Center
    Staff: Rosemary Cancel; Suzet Johnson, FTC; Jade Williams, MHVC --
    Telehealth Clinical Technicians: Evelyn Peguero, LPN, Bronx; Anthony Johnson, Queens CBOC; Eric Wright, White Plains CBOC; Ernestina Aboagye, LPN, Yonkers CBOC

Contact Number(s)

  • 718-584-9000 Ext. 1680
  • 718-584-9000 Ext. 6685

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00am - 4:30pm