health care

VHA takes a 3D approach to showing off its medical innovations

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The agency's second annual Innovation Experience on Oct. 22-23 will put its latest advances in medical modeling, VR/AR and other technologies at the public's fingertips.

VA rollout of new scheduling tool will take two years longer than expected

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

The VA estimates it will be 2025 before the modernized scheduling tool is deployed across the nation.

VA launches EHR training program

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

As of Sept. 12, the VA has selected 76 trainees to join the 12-to-18-month program.

Veterans Affairs pilots health care center seeking innovative tech breakthroughs

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

The National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation will start by developing artificial intelligence and clinical decision support solutions.

Department of Energy puts AI to biomedical use

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

The agency started a public-private partnership with Weill Family Foundation seeking breakthroughs addressing neurological disorders like traumatic brain injuries using supercomputing.

Backlog of VA medical records awaiting digitization is 5 miles tall

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

That's taller than 18 Empire State Buildings. The department hasn't been able to keep up with digitization tasks created by a 2014 law.

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