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Veterans Affairs News and Analysis

Breaking news covering technology policy and IT development at the Department of Veterans Affairs, ranging from modernization of the VA’s health care system to breaking research into artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Veterans Health Administration manages one of the largest health care systems in the U.S., and has been engaged in breaking research into medical care and advanced diagnostics along with broad-reaching programs to modernize its electronic health records system. Considering the VA’s scope, reforms to its broader IT infrastructure have wide-reaching implications for the lives of veterans and America’s health care system as a whole.
Several VA leadership and tech developments took center stage last weekend.
The agency is on the verge of releasing a department-wide data strategy while agencies continue focusing on cyber and CX.
Denis McDonough discusses how VA will prepare for additional claims from the PACT Act after the bill is signed into law Wednesday.
The organization played a lead role in the lead up to the PACT Act. Now it is eyeing veteran suicide prevention and infrastructure modernization.
The agency is looking to keep pace with the rate of technical change as a foundation of its enterprise cybersecurity strategy.
The agency's deputy CIO, Dewaine Beard, talks new workforce initiatives to increase diversity and IT strategies to foster innovation.
The agency's recently appointed Acting Undersecretary Josh Jacobs is gearing up for process improvements amid new legislation.
Memorial Affairs Undersecretary Matthew Quinn prioritizes tech in veteran memorial programs.
Undersecretary Shereef Elnahal plans to improve veteran health access and services.
The newly passed PACT Act would provide support for veterans suffering from exposure to burn pits and other forms of toxic hazard.
VA is overseeing digitization of its education support and scholarship benefits.
New developments in VA’s profile pages for veterans laid to rest help family members memorialize their legacy.
The Veterans Health Administration is partnering with Uber Health to provide transit for veterans who might otherwise be unable to access physical and mental health services.
Army, GSA and VA leaders are improving identity management to secure critical employee and customer information.
Health care leader brings experience overseeing large-scale care networks and policymaking to his role as VA’s highest-ranking medical official.
The agency is looking provide critical support and training to resolve issues in electronic health records.
VA is using ridesharing capabilities to solve health care access challenges in rural communities.
The agency's Operations Triage Group is leveraging data and AIOps to detect and mitigate abnormalities across the agency’s network.
FTC, U.S. Navy and VA are leveraging hybrid cloud environments to find new operational efficiencies.
As public sector organizations modernize, leadership ensures sophisticated IT enterprises facilitate data sharing that advances their core missions.