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.
VA Lighthouse director Dave Mazik explains new digital tools that are supporting veteran health outcomes.
The team is now strategizing how to incorporate more data standards into the technology.
Live from HIMSS: Former VA CIO Jim Gfrerer Reflects on Public Service, Essential Partnerships for Driving Innovation
Many challenges in any tech modernization initiative is grappling with the business perspective.
VA announces suicide prevention challenge, and synthetic data could improve outcomes.
Agencies looking to transform their IT systems and core services are driving change through comprehensive data integration.
Data released by external surveys show the agency’s facilities outperforming community hospitals in key areas.
Amanda Purnell Unpacks VA’s "Arches" that uses synthetic data to improve veteran care.
VA is looking to make data more interoperable to populate insights via dashboards and inform pandemic next steps.
VA interoperability lead Ken Rubin discusses a new data platform that’s improving data discovery and sharing.
Telehealth leads Neil Evans and Leonie Heyworth discuss how VA has leveraged lessons learned from COVID-19.
Ryan Vega breaks down real-world examples of digital tools showing the way of the future of veterans health.
Rafael Fricks is working on efforts to make artificial intelligence impactful for reducing clinician burdens and improving how veterans are treated.
New administration priorities are shaping the tech vision of one of the largest federal IT undertakings.
VA is improving data management to enhance veteran health care and services.
Modeled after DOD's Platform One, a new enterprise-class hosting service is enabling faster development.
VA has debuted a new management structure to streamline the implementation of its modernized electronic health records system.
The president wants to further domestic tech innovation and advancements in opioid, mental health, veterans and cancer care.
The Department of Veterans Affairs unveiled new programs to expand veteran compensation and associated claims processing automation.
GSA, NSF and VA are improving data sharing to gain near real-time insights and support cross-agency collaboration.