Listen: Using Synthetic Data in Medical Realities at VA

Listen: Using Synthetic Data in Medical Realities at VA

Season: 3
| Episode: 17
The agency is using synthetic data in support of health care and biomedical research initiatives.
Amanda Purnell, Director of Data Analytics and Innovation, Veterans Affairs

As America's largest integrated health care network, the Department of Veterans Affairs also oversees a considerable scope of advanced medical and biomedical research programs. Hear from VA Director of Data Analytics and Innovation Amanda Purnell on how the agency is making innovative use of synthetic data like creating algorithms and machine learning models to support and advance health issues for veterans, including suicide prevention, COVID-19 and more.