The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its virtual 3D printing network designed to streamline medical functions such as presurgical planning and orthotics, VA said Thursday.
The department commenced the nationwide effort at the Puget Sound Healthcare System in Seattle, Wash.
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Cheryl Rawls, who has served with the Department of Veterans Affairs for 20 years, was appointed executive director of VA's Office of Transition and Economic Development. She will consult VA leaders regarding the delivery of services supporting veterans and servicemen who are transitioning out of the military, the department said Monday.Read More »
The Department of Veterans Affairs will realign multiple programs within the Veterans Health Administration into four offices in an effort to improve care coordination for former service members.Read More »
James Paul Gfrerer, the White House’s nominee for the role of assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, is scheduled on Sept. 5 to appear before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee for his nomination hearing, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday.Read More »
Representatives Phil Roe, R-Tenn., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Tim Walz, D-Minn., a ranking committee member, have announced a new subcommittee to oversee the VA’s technology update initiatives, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Robert Wilkie, former VA acting secretary, revealed in May that the department tapped Cerner for a potential 10-year, …Read More »
Peter O’Rourke, chief of staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed to serve as VA secretary on an acting basis. He will replace Robert Wilkie, interim VA secretary who has been nominated by President Donald Trump to lead the department, VA said Wednesday. Wilkie will return to the …Read More »
The Department of Veterans Affairs will resume its agency reorganization effort weeks after President Donald Trump dismissed former VA Secretary David Shulkin, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Carolyn Clancy, executive in charge of the Veterans Health Administration, noted that the department will work to finish the reorganization plan by July …Read More »
Paul Lawrence, former public sector vice president of Kaiser Associates, has been appointed to serve as the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ undersecretary for benefits, effective today. He holds decades of accounting experience, having held leadership roles at several companies, including Ernst & Young, Accenture, MITRE, PwC and IBM, VA said Monday. Lawrence also …Read More »
The Department of Veterans Affairs has finalized a rule for VA clinicians to provide medical services to former military personnel with the use of virtual technology. VA said Friday the Authority of Health Care Providers to Practice Telehealth will override state telehealth laws and licensing restrictions that prevent healthcare providers from delivering care …Read More »