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

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

Presentation by Frank Coluccio , Program Manager, Engineering Service, VA TAC

  • TAC Overview
  • Acquisition Priorities
  • Acquisition Innovation
  • Industry Outreach
VBA’s Top Priorities to Go Further for Veterans

VBA’s Top Priorities to Go Further for Veterans

Presented by Margarita Devlin, Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits

  • Veterans Benefits Administration overview & strategic priorities
  • Office of Transition and Economic Development
  • VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities Regulation Updates
  • Expanded Access to Contract Examinations
  • Appeals Modernization and Improvement Act
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) modernization

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

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 Issues
  • Combine Phenotype and Genotype Data to Gain Deeper Insight
Transitional Pain Service: A Novel Approach To Perioperative Pain Management

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 Center
  • Benjamin Brooke, MD, PHD, FACS, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Utah
  • Michael J. Buys, MD, Anesthesiologist & Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Utah
Veteran Centered Care in the Community (CITC)

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 DE

    • Purpose of Care in the Community
    • Veteran Centered Model of Care in the Community
    • WECARE Work Flow

    Improving Veterans Experience

    Improving Veterans Experience

    Presentation by Crystal White, Research and Design Analyst, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    • VEO Vision & Mission
    • Drivers of CX at VA
    • VA CX Strategy 
    • VA CX Core Capabilities & Framework
    • Patient Experience Program: Data, Tools & Technology 
    • CX Governance & Accountability
    VA Healthcare 2020 Online Event Recap

    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 outcomes
    • How the VA is responding to the COVID-19 Crisis
    • An inside look into the VA's evolving approach to the patient experience
    VA FY 2018-2024 strategic Goals and Objectives

    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 of


    • Customer Service
    • Mission Act
    • Electronic Health Record
    • Business Systems Transformation
    • Suicide Prevention
    VA FY 2018-2024 strategic Goals and Objectives

    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 of


    • Customer Service
    • Mission Act
    • Electronic Health Record
    • Business Systems Transformation
    • Suicide Prevention
    Everything You Need to Know About the VA's $19.1 Billion Budget Increase for FY20

    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-Glance

    There 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 FY20 budget will be used to “ensure the nation’s Veterans receive high-quality health care and timely access to benefits and services” as well as support “the most significant transformation of VA since its inception,” according to VA documents.

    To shed light on where exactly the $220.2 billion is going, we at VA Healthcare 2020 created this FY20 budget highlights infographic. DOWNLOAD to learn more about how the VA will use its 2020 funding to drive significant reforms, transform the patient experience, improve accountability and deliver better medical outcomes.

    Five Countries: Five Approaches to Veteran Programs

    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, and New Zealand. Glancing at the latest developments and "best practices" of other countries could help to inspire new policies for U.S. veterans. 

    Inside the Dept. of Veteran Affairs Top Business Transformation Priorities

    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 US, with 9.17 million actively enrolled in the VA healthcare system. The face value of the insurance policies supervised and administered by the VA totals a staggering $1.22 trillion. 

    As you can see, the VA is a massive entity that’s responsible for the care of our nation’s bravest heroes. In order to provide the highest level of care possible, the department is making huge investments to modernize its operations.

    In this in-depth investment report, we look at the what, where and why the VA is looking to invest to support their business transformation efforts. Download to get an inside look into:

    • Historical progress. What has already been achieved as well as the challenges that remain
    • Current priorities. The top financial and business transformation solutions the VA is looking to invest in 
    • Future objectives: What's next for the VA when it comes to back-office transformation?
    • How these investments will help the VA achieve its key strategic objectives
      • Modernize Systems and Efficiently Focus Resources 
      • Build Trust; Be Accountable & Transparent
      • Integrated Care & Support, and Excellent Customer Service
      • Easy Access, Greater Choices, and Clear Information to Make Informed Decisions
    Breakthrough in IV Safety

    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.