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NEWS RELEASE: VA Offers Help with Personal Online Veterans’ Health Record

February 4, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

OMAHA, Neb. — Veterans who want to sign up for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secure, online personal record are encouraged to visit the My HealtheVet coordinator at two help sessions.

• Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main lobby of the outpatient clinic area at the Grand Island clinic, 2201 N. Broadwell Ave.

• Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the outpatient clinic area at the Lincoln VA clinic, 600 S. 70th St.

My HealtheVet is the secure, personal online health record for Veterans who are enrolled in VA health care benefits. It also provides a secure messaging component where Veterans can communicate through a password-protected program with their primary care team at the VA.

Veterans who are not enrolled in My HealtheVet, or who need assistance signing up for in-person authentication or other technical needs are encouraged to stop by.

More information about the VA’s My HealtheVet program is available at www.myhealth.va.gov.

For more information, call Will Ackerman at 402-995-4719 or email William.ackerman@va.gov

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About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA NWIHCS employees serve more than 161,000 Veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. The system includes a tertiary medical center in Omaha and a Community Living Center in Grand Island, Neb. Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Lincoln, Grand Island, North Platte, Norfolk, and Bellevue, Neb., and Shenandoah, Iowa; and a contract outreach clinic in O’Neill, Neb. For more information, visit www.nebraska.va.gov.   


For further information, contact:
Will Ackerman – Public Affairs Officer, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Office:  402-995-4719; Cell:  402-332-6780
E-mail:  William.ackerman@va.gov 

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