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Virtual Education Center

The Virtual Education Center (VEC) provides accurate medical and health information to our patients while giving our providers the power to create personalized dashboards and share relevant health and medical information by video, audio and web links.

Knowledge is power, and when you take command of your health, you're more likely to be healthy. That's why the Defense Health Agency started the Virtual Education Center, or VEC. The VEC is a free online resource that provides you with accurate, up-to-date health information.  With VEC, you can find trusted information about your health conditions, treatment options, and wellness tips whenever you need it. And your health care providers play a vital role in this journey. With the VEC, you no longer have to search through endless online resources, unsure of their accuracy. Your health care providers can now email you vetted health information vetted health information, ensuring accurate knowledge to aid in shared decision-making. There is no download or sign in requirement to view VEC messages from your provider. Or, you can create a free account and search over 70,000 vetted health education materials.

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