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In This Issue

Director's Letter

Director's Letter
by Seth A. Eisen, M.D., M.Sc.


The Health Needs of Rural Veterans
by Mary Beth Skupien, Ph.D., M.S., R.N., Director, Office of Rural Health, Washington, D.C.

Response to Commentary

Improving Access and Quality of Care for Rural Veterans -- An Imperative
by Peter J. Kaboli, M.D., M.S., Director, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Central Region, Iowa City VAMC

Research Highlights

Health Care Access and Quality for Rural Veterans
by Alan West, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Eastern Region, White River Junction VA Medical Center, VT

Access to VA Health Care in the Digital Age
by John Fortney, Ph.D., Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas

Telehealth Technologies for the Delivery of Mental Health Services
by Daniel F. Gros, Ph.D., Ron Acierno, Ph.D., Kenneth J. Ruggiero, Ph.D., Anouk L. Grubaugh, Ph.D., and Leonard E. Egede, M.D., M.S., all with the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, and B. Christopher Frueh, Ph.D., University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii

Organizational Profile

VA's New Women's Health Research Consortium
by Seth Eisen, M.D., M.Sc., HSR&D Director and Linda Lipson, M.A., Scientific Program Manager, both from HSR&D Central Office, Washington, D.C.

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