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.
Using digital health technologies to improve services to veterans by increasing access to care.
Cybersecurity and risk-management strengths and challenge areas are key observations for VA security chief.
The VA's embedded digital service team improves the digital environment since VA.gov relaunch.
Modernizing the VA's digital products and relaunching the VA.gov website.
Leadership at the veterans healthcare provider prioritizes customer service amid the rush to modernize IT systems.
The two disciplines used to run parallel, but federal officials are finding themselves having to create the processes and policies that protect health data and systems.
Designing website applications is not innovative, but necessary, federal health IT officials say.
How ServiceNow is enabling innovation to improve services for veterans the Department of Veterans Affairs.
VA teamed up with U.S. Digital Service to make veterans benefits more accessible
Connecting veterans to the benefits they deserve.
Backed by user research, real data, and ultimately, what veterans want.
"We need really good products for them to be adopted."
The technology could enhance diagnostic and therapeutic accuracy.
And the department’s upcoming IT projects where these steps can be applied.
The department is in the middle of enterprisewide modernization initiatives.
The team is working in six agencies on 30 products, but its door is still open for 2018.
It includes remaining problem oriented and asking industry for help.
Pulling it off could set the stage for more holistic VA care.