Tag Archives: Veterans

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Veterans now able to access VA, provider health data on iPhones

Millions of veterans nationwide will now have access to their VA medical data—as well as electronic health records from other healthcare providers—via their iPhones, thanks to Apple’s Health Records feature. The agency announced on Wednesday that veterans who receive care from the VA and community providers will be able to have a single, integrated view… Read More »