The Veterans Benefits Administration provide a variety of benefits and services to Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families across the country. In doing so it requires a culture of innovation, collaboration, and efficiency to ensure these rightfully earned benefits can be delivered at the point of need.
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) modernization efforts to improve efficiency in care coordination for Veterans, the enactment of Executive Order 13781 made sizable efforts enhance quality care for Veterans by improving coordination of services in the areas of population health; education and training of health care professionals; research, academic affiliations; engineering services; and human resources (HR).
The Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA) and Office of Research and Development (ORD) will realign under the new Discovery, Education and Affiliates Networks (DEAN) office to foster a collaborative environment that will address the most complex health concerns facing Veterans, while improving medical care for all Americans.
-Fostering a collaborative environment that will address the most complex health concerns facing Veterans
-VA MISSION Act Educational Initiatives
-Expanding VA affiliate networks to expand care capabilities for our nation’s Veterans
The demand management division provides a VA enterprise-wide services that will enable VA to capture business needs, architect, engineer, monitor performance, ensure program alignment, and successfully provide cloud solutions in support of VA IT Modernization. Enabling a defined process for accepting business partner requirements and prioritizing them throughout the VA organization is of critical importance/
The VA Virtual Medical Center is a learning environment for Patients, Providers and Staff. The VA Virtual Medical Center makes it easy for veterans and providers from around the world to connect and share information efficiently and effectively inside a virtual world. The VA Virtual Medical Center Is Implementing a Vision for a Virtual Healthcare Campus for our Veterans
As the top clinical priority for the VA, one requiring an all of Government approach to enable, preventing Veteran suicides is the top priority. With massive efforts across the Federal Government to prevent Veteran Suicide, our speaker will provide a strategic overview of the planning and oversight of suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention programs and policies applied to community and clinically based settings within a public health paradigm.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a primary cause of morbidity and mortality globally, ranking third among causes of mortality with over 100,000 U.S. deaths annually. COPD is four times more prevalent among veterans than in the general population. Recent research has determined that, among patients with moderate to severe COPD, about half also have bronchiectasis. These are patients who make heavy demands, both clinically and financially, on the VA healthcare system while experiencing a significant reduction in quality of life. Dr. Seifer will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of these two co-morbid diseases and why this is of particular importance to America’s veterans.
Whether you are just starting your VA career or an experienced senior leader with hundreds of employees under your direction, we all are in a state of perpetual learning and growth. There are many opportunities across the VHA to help you along your leadership journey. Some of these opportunities emerge as formal leadership development programs at strategic points in your career. Others involve self-directed learning activities or deliberate growth experiences within or outside of your current role. This session explores how these various opportunities are drawn together into a leadership development roadmap for healthcare leaders in VHA. It addresses:
Roche’s breakout room offers the unique opportunity to join an intimate discussion led by one of their Healthcare SMEs focusing on critical technology-focused topics across the US Dept. of VA.