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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.
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.
Cybersecurity, AI and health IT are major focuses in this year's budget proposal.
Dr. Neil Evans explains how VA is approaching telehealth to close the digital divide in the hybrid health care environment.
With the Health and Benefits mobile app hitting 1 million downloads, tech is enabling access to key services.
The Defense Department’s CMMC program and NIST guidance are helping agencies reap the benefits of hybrid cloud without sacrificing security.
Agencies are bolstering workforce training and zero trust to secure the hybrid workplace.
Winners of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Mission Daybreak grand challenge point to data’s role in suicide prevention.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT recognizes the first set of qualified health information networks approved to implement a new electronic health data exchange.
Faced with the future of hybrid work, government is focused on uniting people and technology.
Federal agencies are leveraging AI, ML, data visualization dashboards, online training programs and more to support the Biden-Harris Administration's Unity Agenda, a topic of this year's State of the Union address.
VA leadership plans to hire almost 15,000 nursing personnel over the next few years as VA continues to process PACT Act claims and deploy its new EHR system.
The Department of Veterans Affairs leveraged data visualization and screening tools to house more than 40,000 veterans in 2022.
VA's Gil Alterovitz discusses new strategies aimed to make AI development ethical and trustworthy.
Federal agencies executing DEIA strategies in support of White House executive order 14035 reported improved morale and detailed plans to bolster workforce recruitment.
2023 will bring advancements across enterprise-wide initiatives such as the PACT Act, EHRM and more.
The agency has stood up its systems to accommodate an influx in claims and services. Now it looks for additional workforce to fill critical roles.
AI Lead Gil Alterovitz explains VA's National AI Network, recent policies and progress.
VA Deputy CIO Reggie Cummings discusses how infrastructure operations (IO)-as-a-service streamlines VA systems and services.