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.
Leaders from VA outline their targets for upcoming contracts and explain the next steps in the pipeline.
Federal acquisition leaders outline top goals and priorities for upcoming government contracts during the VETS23 conference in Orlando, Florida.
The Veterans Legacy Memorial remembrance platform includes additional veteran profiles from DOD cemeteries ahead of Memorial Day.
Data strategies are aimed at improving health equity in the long term.
Leaders from the Army and VA outline how they’re modernizing their IT systems to streamline talent management.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Joshua Jacobs Wednesday as VA’s new undersecretary for benefits amid the PACT Act implementation.
The agency is halting future deployments of Oracle Cerner’s EHR to focus on fixing the system.
Health IT leaders from SSA, FEHRM and VA discuss challenges and next steps for cross-government health data interoperability.
Eight user experience principles make up new tools supplementing EHR functions to provide insights around health symptoms and workforce burden.
VA is leveraging human-centered design to modernize for the veteran experience, according to VA tech leaders at the 2023 HIMSS conference in Chicago.
VEO’s Executive Director of Multi-Channel Technology talks the latest developments bolstering the veteran experience.
Major tech efforts are underway to provide health equity, create a more inclusive hiring process and increase the number of women in leadership and cybersecurity roles.
The service aims to harness younger generations in helping to reduce stigma and improve access to mental health support.
The cross-government training program aims to improve core competencies needed for the evolving digital and technology landscape.
Federal agencies are increasing pay, diversifying talent and developing policies to create a world-class federal tech workforce.
Agencies are turning to programs that incorporate personas and mission-specific applications to get their workforce trained on data operations.
The agency is making progress in hiring and developing new scheduling tools.
Lynette Sherrill outlines cybersecurity approach amid the growing threat environment.
VA’s Dr. Michael Kim explains recent programs and pilots informing the future of AI in veteran health care.
The agency's sprint report outlines findings that leadership is using to inform next steps of the electronic health record rollout.