VA extends partnership with IBM Watson to use AI in cancer treatment
The agency is using the company's AI — as part of a free trial run of the technology — to treat stage four cancer patients.
VA’s new text message appointment reminder system is reducing no-shows
VEText is one of the VA's many small projects aimed at making the agency more customer-friendly.
New VA rule allows for telehealth care across state lines
The rule overrides a patchwork of state-specific telehealth rules with a single dictate: doctors anywhere can treat patients anywhere.
ONC ‘hard at work’ on standards for big-picture data about U.S. health care
Donald Rucker, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, says it’s time for the industry to start taking better advantage of population-level data.
Coast Guard to adopt DoD’s health records system
The Defense Health Agency outlined plans to add the Coast Guard to a contract it struck with Leidos and Cerner.
ONC’s Rucker says it’s time for a regulatory overhaul of health IT
The ONC chief said that regulatory accumulation in the health care sector is impacting how it embraces technology, and it’s time for reform.