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Ryan Vega: VA Harnesses AI, Other Emerging Tech to Improve Veteran Care

Ryan Vega, executive director of the Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem, said the Department of Veterans Affairs harnessed artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies in 2019 to improve the delivery of health services to military retirees, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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Oracle Health Services to Use AI/ML to Improve Cancer Treatment; Steve Rosenberg Quoted

Oracle Health Services, a division of Oracle Corporation, announced its participation with The Opportunity Project (TOP) Technology Sprint: Creating the Future of Health to match patients more effectively with clinical trials and experimental therapies, the company announced on Monday

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Jim Gfrerer on VA Tech Team’s Online Tools Deployment to Back MISSION Act Benefits Delivery

Jim Gfrerer, assistant secretary for information and technology and chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, told FCW in an interview published Friday about his team’s efforts to deploy a set of online platforms designed to facilitate the delivery of benefits to veterans under the MISSION Act.

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NSF, USDA, DHS, VA, DOT Partner to Foster AI Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a program that aims to pursue artificial intelligence research projects with partnering institutes. NSF said that it partnered with the departments of Agriculture, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Transportation to solicit for work under the National AI Research Institutes program.

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VA Introduces Scheduling Tool for Veteran Appointments

The Department of Veterans Affairs unveiled a new scheduling capability in support of the agency's plans to modernize its appointment system, Nextgov reported Thursday. Jointly built by Lockheed Martin's Systems Made Simple subsidiary and Epic, the Medical Appointment Scheduling System has been fielded at the Chalmers. P. Wylie Ambulatory Care Center in Ohio until June 2020.

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