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.
Public health researchers are developing methods for better detecting and predicting dangerous forms of cancer.
The agency affirms its stance on providing abortion services in several cases.
VA is using new capacities like artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve treatment for conditions ranging from brain cancer to TBI.
The VA: Health and Benefits app is improving customer experience by centralizing veteran services.
5G can bolster data-sharing and speed of delivery, but requires proper cloud and data infrastructure.
Kurt DelBene said the agency plans to increase its spending for cybersecurity.
Cloud leaders at VA, NOAA and USCIS discuss the role of cloud in their strategies.
VA is collaborating with industry partners to develop innovative health care solutions and innovations.
Carrie Lee, head of VA’s product engineering, talks platforms for faster development cycles.
How VA is creating clinical standards for the adoption of new health care technology.
The agency is making use of Agile development practices to protect patient data and critical systems during its large-scale electronic health records modernization.
The agency is making advancements in wearables and remote patient monitoring for chronic illnesses.
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.