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UVA Center for Telehealth

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Quick Metrics: data through Dec 2014

Total TMED Services: 1995-2014 44,551
Total VA Travel Saved for Patients 15,787,298 mi
Total Carbon Emissions Saved 6,678 tons of tailpipe CO2


Since its inception in 1994, The University of Virginia Center for Telehealth has been a leader in providing timely access to specialty medical services that are otherwise unavailable in communities throughout Virginia and around the world.  The Center collaborates with faculty and students from the University's Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, Law, Business, Architecture, Commerce, Public Policy, and Education as well as the University’s Healthy Appalachia Institute to generate interdisciplinary research and programmatic solutions to populations’ health problems.

Using standards-based, broadband technologies, The UVA Center for Telehealth has established a 126 site telehealth network in the Commonwealth through which it has supported over 40,000 patient encounters in more than 45 sub-specialties, saving patients over 15 million miles of travel.  In addition, The Center has supported thousands of hours of distance learning for patients and health care professionals and provided assistance to facilities looking to implement new telemedicine services.  Clinical services provided through the UVA telemedicine program span the continuum of healthcare and include vital specialties and services such as Fetal and High-Risk Obstetrical Care, Stroke Neurology, Chronic Disease Management and Tele-Mental Health Services.


UVA Office of Telemedicine

Mission Statement

Building on 20 years of experience in the use of advanced technologies and broadband communications, the UVA Center for Telehealth works to facilitate access to specialty medical care and support the mission of the UVA Health System to advance clinical service, teaching, research, and public service.

Request a Service

If you are interested in starting a telemedicine program at your institution or identifying a UVA Telemedicine service in your area, please call or email the UVA Office of Telemedicine at:

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