Veterans Health Administration
The Daily Scoop Podcast: September 23, 2021
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose covers the SASC version of the NDAA, how agency leaders should approach spending as the fiscal year winds down and what the Veterans Health Administration is doing to innovate across the VA.
VHA acting Under Secretary Stone to step down
Richard Stone oversaw agency’s program to modernize its legacy electronic health record system.
COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems
Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.
VA expanding clinical data access to improve COVID-19, suicide prevention outcomes
Synthetic data generation through a new platform with protect veterans' health information and enable the agency to work with others and industry.
VA hospitals to begin 3D printing medical devices at point of care
The Veterans Health Administration will work with 3D Systems to manufacture medical devices in house for more personalized patient care.
VA open to alternatives to Palantir for coronavirus tracking
VA and HHS quickly awarded multimillion-dollar contracts to the Silicon Valley company for its data services at the pandemic's outset citing urgency.