GSA’s coronavirus bot shows how RPA can supplement pandemic response
The agency needed to process a lot of data about infection counts in areas where it runs federal buildings. Robotic process automation (RPA) cut down a lot of repetitive, manual work that humans were doing.
New EHR go-live date is July 2020, VA secretary says
The EHR modernization program has a new go-live goal for the first hospital in Spokane, Washington: July 2020.
VA looks to rid supply chain of banned Chinese equipment
Lawmakers are worried that deeper in the supply chain, VA contractors could still use equipment or systems from banned Chinese companies.
VA health incubator starts with disease prevention tools
VA's new collaborative health care innovation center is initially focusing on the creation of prevention tools that predict disease and improve patient safety.
Veterans Affairs pilots health care center seeking innovative tech breakthroughs
The National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation will start by developing artificial intelligence and clinical decision support solutions.
First AI director appointed at Veterans Affairs
Gil Alterovitz is overseeing a sprint granting organizations access to agency databases to develop new health tools.