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Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

 

TeleHealth

HOME TELEHEALTH (HT)

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Connects Veterans at home to his/her healthcare team through a messaging device or mobile service


BENEFITS

  • Improves communication with Provider
  • Improves knowledge related to condition
  • Improves quality of life and longevity
  • Increases access to healthcare services
  • Provides early detection and proactive interventions
  • Decreases healthcare costs

HOME TELEHEALTH CONTACTS

Shreveport, LA 1-800-863-7441 or 318-221-8411 or dial direct:

  • Eue Partin (LEAD) – 318-990-5404
  • Crissy Barmer – 318-990-5248
  • Jennie Hawkins-Banks – 318-990-5434
  • Lewynell Biggs-Provost – 318-990-5497
  • Pamela Gladney – 318-990-5187
  • Dorothy Dozier – 318-990-5413
  • Angela Elkins – 318-990-4750

FACILITY TELEHEALTH COORDINATOR

  • Tim Story – 318-990-5007

STORE AND FORWARD TELEHEALTH (SFT)

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Uses technology to acquire and store patient information (e.g., digital images, video, audio, and clinical data). The information is then sent securely (forwarded) to a medical specialist at another facility for interpretation. SFT clinic offered at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center:


TeleRetinal Imaging:

  • Checks the eye for effects of diabetes on the retina.
  • Provides early detection of other common eye abnormalities.
  • Takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and results are usually available within 72 hours.
  • Can be done at the local CBOC making it convenient for Veterans who live in rural areas.
  • Images of the eye are taken with a special camera then forwarded to Little Rock, Ark for reading.

CVT OR TELERETINAL IMAGING CONTACTS

  • Shreveport, LA 1-800-863-7441 or 318-221-8411 or dial direct: Aline Myers – 318-990-6574
  • Monroe, LA CBOC Alicia Nolan – 318-998-7853
  • Longview, TX CBOC Anita Bianchini – 903-548-3462
  • Texarkana, AR CBOC Tina Lewis – 870-779-2720

FACILITY TELEHEALTH COORDINATOR

  • Tim Story – 318-990-5007

CLINICAL VIDEO TELE-HEALTH (CVT)

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Connects a Veteran in one location with a healthcare provider in a different location through video

CVT Clinics offered at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center include:

  • TeleAudiology
  • TeleNeurology
  • TelePodiatry
  • TeleGI Pre-Procedure
  • TeleGenomics – Salt Lake City
  • TeleSleep
  • TeleHematology/Oncology
  • TeleTBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • TeleOEF/OIF
  • TeleMental Health
  • TelePre-op with Houston, TX

CVT OR TELERETINAL IMAGING CONTACTS

  • Shreveport, LA - 1-800-863-7441 or 318-221-8411 or dial direct: Aline Myers – 318-990-6574
  • Monroe, LA CBOC - Alicia Nolan – 318-998-7853
  • Longview, TX CBOC - Anita Bianchini – 903-548-3462
  • Texarkana, AR CBOC - Tina Lewis – 870-779-2720

FACILITY TELEHEALTH COORDINATOR

  • Tim Story – 318-990-5007

SATISFACTION

Your satisfaction with Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Telehealth Services is important to us. If you need additional assistance resolving an issue, please call:

  • Home Telehealth Lead Care Coordinator
  • CVT/TeleRetinal Imaging Telehealth Technician
  • The Facility Telehealth Coordinator
  • The Patient Advocate
  • - 318-990-5159 - 318-990-5013

THE RIGHT TO CONSENT

As always, you the patient, have the right to refuse Telehealth Services at any time if you do not wish to participate.

Contact Info

Location

  • Shreveport, LA - Aline Myers
    Monroe, LA CBOC - Alicia Nolan - 318-998-7853 / Texarkana, AR CBOC - Tina Lewis - 870-779-2720
    Longview, TX CBOC - Anita Bianchini - 903-548-3462

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-863-7441
  • 318-990-5914

Hours of Operation

  • 7:30am-4:00pm
    7:30am-4:00pm