Veterans: Your time is valuable – make the most of it

Join 4.9 million Veterans already using VA’s Online Patient Portal


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When the closest VA clinic is miles away, or you have a hard time traveling from place to place, the last thing you want to do is make a trip to the doctor’s office. We get that. Your time is valuable.

In 2005, VA created My HealtheVet next to a coffee shop inside the Portland VA Medical Center. The small kiosk (and floppy disk drives) are long gone. However, the concept remains the same. Give Veterans’ the opportunity to play an active role in their health care while saving them time in the process.

Today, over 4.9 million Veterans have registered online for VA’s patient portal, My HealtheVet, to refill their prescriptions, download and share their medical records, schedule and view appointments, and send secure messages to their health care teams.

Over 140 million prescriptions refilled

Get this: My HealtheVet has refilled more than 143-million prescriptions over the last 14 years. It could take you just a couple of clicks to order your next prescription. And it will be delivered right to your doorstep.

It’s easy to sign up for an account, and it’s completely free! You can even upgrade your account the next time you’re at a VA clinic to access all of My HealtheVet’s features:

  • Refill prescriptions online
  • Schedule and view VA appointments
  • Download and share your medical records, including medical images
  • Send secure messages to your health care teams
  • Access to mental health resources
  • Gain knowledge through the Veterans Health Library

Click to learn more information about My HealtheVet and start saving time today!

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Comments

  1. Steven S. Palmer    

    While it is great the va often helps us, but that the same time they fight us tooth and nail to our death denying our benefits in a battles to our death over benefits… for often most of our lives.

  2. christian    

    great and this sound amazing lovely

  3. Veterans    

    Great share. Technology is helping save lives; reducing labor and time.

  4. MTV NAIJA MP3    

    My colleagues in school always laugh at me for being a vegetarian. I still remain the freshest among them. Please how do I register on your portal. A whole lot I need to improve on dieting.

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