Department of Veterans Affairs

First AI director appointed at Veterans Affairs

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

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

by Jackson Barnett • 4 weeks ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

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

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

But the office, called FERHM, is currently unstaffed.

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