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Learn More about VA Medical Images and Reports

My HealtheVet offers Veterans who have a Premium account another way to securely access and share their information. The VA Medical Images and Reports feature allows patients to access medical images and the associated study reports from the VA Electronic Health Record (EHR).

Note: Not all VA Radiology Imaging Studies are available, however VA Radiology Reports are available using the Blue Button Medical Reports feature. This is linked from the My HealtheVet homepage under Health Records.

The VA Medical Images and Reports feature allows you to:

  • Securely access medical images online and view, print, and download a copy of the associated report

  • Download and save a copy of diagnostic quality medical images (DICOM)

  • Provide a copy of your medical images to other health care providers (community non-VA providers)

  • Choose an alternative online option instead of physically going to a VA facility to obtain your medical images or report

Currently, Radiology Imaging studies are available to download and save including:

  • Mammograms (screening and diagnostic)

  • Radiographs (chest x-rays, abdominal x-rays, bone x-ray)

  • Digital radiography (DR), computed radiography (CR)

  • Fluoroscopy (barium swallow, upper GI, barium enema)

  • Ultrasounds

  • CT scans images and nuclear medicine images, may include Magnetic Resonance (MR) in facilities with PET (Positron Emission Tomography)/MR

  • MRI, MR angiography, MR Venography

  • Angiography radiographs and cine loops

  • Interventional Radiology as part of the procedure, may include radiographs, ultrasound, CT, or cine loop

Note: Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine may have color images.

For additional information on the VA Medical Images and Reports feature, visit Frequently Asked Questions.