Department of Veterans Affairs
First AI director appointed at Veterans Affairs
Gil Alterovitz is overseeing a sprint granting organizations access to agency databases to develop new health tools.
This new tool cuts VA disability claims’ processing time in half
It’s not merely an online version of the deeply bureaucratic 526EZ form — it’s a revamped experience that guides veterans through the process.
White House seeking information to better study veteran suicide
The Trump administration and VA put out an RFI on how to better study veteran suicide.
‘Oversight weaknesses’ of VA IT contract risk millions in taxpayer dollars
The agency's inspector general was unable to verify that contracting officer's representatives are reviewing contract deliverables before fulfilling invoices.
Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification
The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.
VA, DOD launch joint office to make decisions on health record interoperability
But the office, called FERHM, is currently unstaffed.