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VA Healthcare 2020 Agenda

Join us this December 2-4 2020 in Washington, D.C., where we will bring together government, industry and academia, to discuss the challenges and possibilities available to allow faster access to care, and the ability to deploy medical advancements to our Veterans.Review the 2020 Agenda to ...

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VA Healthcare 2020 Post Show Report

Check out the most unforgettable moments from our VA Healthcare in the Post Show Report. Included in the report is a list of our attending companies, top benefits of attending, sights of VA Healthcare and what our attendees had to say! Check out the VA Healthcare Post Show Report, then...

VA Healthcare 2020 Current Attendee Snapshot

Take a peek at who you can expect to network with on-site based on our 2020 Attendee Snapshot. Contact us today and find out more on how to join this list! Alternatively, feel free to send your request to Katrina.Savarino@iqpc.com to receive your copy via email.

VA Healthcare 2020: Registration Form

Download the 2020 Attendee Registration Form and submit it to idga@idga.org to fast track your attendance for the upcoming summit.

A Letter to Convince Your Boss

Present your approving manager with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend VA Healthcare and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

New Content!

VA Healthcare 2020 Online Event Recap

Couldn't make it to our May 2020 online event? Download our post event recap to see what you missed:16+ fresh perspective on how the VA are merging technology and care to deliver better patient outcomesHow the VA is responding to the COVID-19 CrisisAn inside look into the VA's evolving approach...

Everything You Need to Know About the VA's $19.1 Billion Budget Increase for FY20

NEW INFOGRAPHIC!The Department of Veterans Affairs' FY20 Budget At-A-GlanceThere are few more important or more challenging undertakings than providing quality care to our nation’s most deserving citizens, veterans. The FY20 budget, the largest in U.S. history, reflects this dichotomy. Up 9.5% from 2019 and 32% from 2016, the $220.2 billion...

Inside the Dept. of Veteran Affairs Top Business Transformation Priorities

The Department of Veteran Affairs is entering the third year of an ambitious modernization plan that will transform the administration into a more efficient and patient-centered organization. As of 2018, the most recent year of available data, the VA is responsible for the care of 19.6 million veterans across the...

Mission Act Update & the Future of VA Patient Care: What to Expect in 2020

The VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act was passed with widespread bipartisan support by Congress and signed into law on June 6th, 2018. A key piece of this legislation is the Community Care Program, designed to give certain eligible veterans the ability to receive care...

2019 Presentations

Short, Medium and Long Term Acquisition Priorities for the VA Technology Acquisition Center

Presentation by Frank Coluccio , Program Manager, Engineering Service, VA TACTAC OverviewAcquisition PrioritiesAcquisition InnovationIndustry Outreach

VBA’s Top Priorities to Go Further for Veterans

Presented by Margarita Devlin, Principal Deputy Under Secretary for BenefitsVeterans Benefits Administration overview & strategic prioritiesOffice of Transition and Economic DevelopmentVA Schedule for Rating Disabilities Regulation UpdatesExpanded Access to Contract ExaminationsAppeals Modernization and Improvement ActVocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) modernization

Use AI/ML to Extract Meaningful Insights from Unstructured Healthcare Data

Presentation by Jerry Zhou, Machine Learning Evangelist & Founder, Futrend Technology, Inc.EHR – from Digital Paper to Meaningful Data Use AI/ML to Gain Broader and Deeper Insight Genomic Data Curation Formats and IssuesCombine Phenotype and Genotype Data to Gain Deeper Insight

Transitional Pain Service: A Novel Approach To Perioperative Pain Management

Presentation by:Dr. Kimberlee Bayless, DNP, Nurse Practitioner & Director of the Transitional Pain Service, George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical CenterBenjamin Brooke, MD, PHD, FACS, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of UtahMichael J. Buys, MD, Anesthesiologist & Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Utah

The Role of Pro Resolving Mediators for Chronic Pain and TBI in the Veteran Population

Presentation by Dr. Robert Martindale, MD, Professor of Surgery, Chief of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery & Medical Director Hospital Nutritional Service, Oregon Health Sciences University

Veteran Centered Care in the Community (CITC)

Presentation by Jody A Searight, PA-C MS, Chief Care in the Community Wilmington VA Medical Center Wilmington DEPurpose of Care in the CommunityVeteran Centered Model of Care in the CommunityWECARE Work Flow

Improving Veterans Experience

Presentation by Crystal White, Research and Design Analyst, U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsVEO Vision & MissionDrivers of CX at VAVA CX Strategy VA CX Core Capabilities & FrameworkPatient Experience Program: Data, Tools & Technology CX Governance & Accountability

Additional Content

VA FY 2018-2024 strategic Goals and Objectives

Take a closer look at the VA FY 2018-2024 strategic Goals and Objectives as it covers the 5 VA Priorities ofCustomer ServiceMission Act Electronic Health Record Business Systems Transformation Suicide Prevention

VA FY 2018-2024 strategic Goals and Objectives

Take a closer look at the VA FY 2018-2024 strategic Goals and Objectives as it covers the 5 VA Priorities ofCustomer ServiceMission Act Electronic Health Record Business Systems Transformation Suicide Prevention

Past Attendee Snapshot

Take a look at the industry professionals that attended last year - you can expect to see similar people this year. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with these decision-makers.

Whitepapers

Emerging Technologies in Veteran Affairs

Much is happening in the world of VA healthcare and new, emerging technologies have a large part to play in the future provision of care to US veterans. Telehealth systems are providing realtime care to veterans across the US - something which is invaluable to those in rural areas with...

VA Patient Experience Roadmap to Excellence

The VEO Patient Experience (PX) and the VEO Insight & Design teams designed this artifact in partnership with the Veterans Health Administration. This roadmap integrates ideas from VA facility leaders with best practices from the best in class private sector health systems. This roadmap is uniquely designed for VHA.We invite...

Single Use Optics on Ophthalmology

This paper addresses the functional and cost advantages of single use ophthalmic lens for both clinic and surgical functions. These lenses are the first in the category to provide a solution to Joint Commission infection control standards while decreasing the need for reusable medical equipment. The paper provides a cost-benefit...

Five Countries: Five Approaches to Veteran Programs

A lot of veteran programs worldwide face similar challenges to the U.S., often with lesser budgets. Prior to the VA Healthcare Summit in May, we have highlighted the recent developments taking place in veteran programs across the globe. This whitepaper takes a look at Canada, Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom,...

Suicide Risk Assessment Case Study: Billings Clinic

In 2016, Montana’s largest healthcare organization, the Billings Clinic, conducted a trial using Voi Detect in its Emergency Department (ED) to identify individuals with suicidal ideation.The trial objectives were as follows:Implement a universal suicide risk screening practiceImprove the suicide risk assessment processReduce the financial cost of an effective risk assessmentReduce...

Rauland Responder 5: The VA's Nurse Call Solution

As a proud GSA partner, Rauland believes in helping the VA to provide the best care possible for veterans. More than 100 VA hospitals rely on Rauland for their nurse call communications. Download this whitepaper to learn about how Rauland is helping the VA measure, evaluate, and benchmark quality and...

Breakthrough in IV Safety

IV catheter placement remains the most common invasive hospital procedure performed worldwide. This whitepaper summarizes the clinical research that established the operational capabilities of the ivWatch device, and formed the basis of the data submitted to the FDA in support of the ivWatch 510(k) Premarket Notification.

Sponsorship Information

VA Healthcare's Top Priorities for 2020

We surveyed the VA Healthcare 2019 attendees and found out what their top priorities were for the VA Healthcare system.Download the report to learn more!

VA Healthcare 2020 - Current Attendee List

Take a look at you will meet and network with at the VA Healthcare Summit this May 18-20 in Washington, D.C. by downloading the Current Attendee List.

My Living Voice

My Living Voice Brought to you by Vital DecisionsMy Living Voice (MLV) is a secure online platform that makes it simple to share your healthcare choices in advance. Within minutes you can: · Choose a healthcare Proxy · Express what matters most to you when making critical healthcare decisions ·...

VA Healthcare 2020 - Sponsorship Prospectus

Take a look at the VA Healthcare 2020 Sponsorship Prospectus for information on the networking opportunities available at the event.If you would prefer to receive a copy via email, contact us at sponsor@idga.org