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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.
Government executives recognize that process reorganization is necessary for leveraging new technologies.
A cohesive data strategy will guide both health records modernization and improvements in lifelong care.
The department released an action plan to address health care and technological disparities facing rural communities in response to the pandemic.
Cerner implementation is encouraging efficiency reforms across both VA centers and community providers.
Integrating emerging technology to safeguard information at the VA.
Efforts currently underway to improve rural health care and treatment access will help support future efforts to end the pandemic.
The agency prioritizes IT developments amid shifts in workforce and health care.
The pandemic has accelerated many approaches for the agency to apply leading edge technologies.
The demands of a sudden remote work shift have fostered an integrated approach to cybersecurity.
Agencies are pulling people with diverse skill sets and areas of expertise to advance AI capabilities and applications.
Digital services leaders quickly pivoted to develop tools that better serve veterans during the pandemic.
Training and sharing of practices within and across agencies are vital for successful DevOps.
The end-user experience first relies on technologies like cloud to ensure the infrastructure is in place.
Rep. Michael Burgess' own health care focuses have shifted in light of the pandemic.
Technical advances are improving customer experience during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Kim Ruocco shares how the organization is embracing technology to support suicide-prevention efforts.
The agency accelerated its IT modernization plans to expand telehealth and improve veterans' digital health services.
The agency’s IT transformation initiative allowed VA to effectively adapt services around the demands of the pandemic.
Designing digital services for the user and with partners are critical.
Veterans Affairs saw a 1,000% increase in telehealth visits since the beginning of the pandemic.