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VA Outlines 4 Objectives of AI Strategy; Gil Alterovitz Quoted

Gil Alterovitz

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has adopted a strategy to harness the potential of artificial intelligence technology to modernize the delivery of health care services and benefits to former military personnel. VA said Thursday that it looks to AI to manage veterans' health outcomes, expand technical capabilities, build trust in the emerging technology and grow partnerships with the business sector. 

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AI-Focused Veterans Affairs Organization Shares Best Practices With Other Agencies

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The Department of Veterans Affairs' National Artificial Intelligence Institute is sharing its expertise with other agencies to develop a catalog of artificial intelligence use cases. The institute has shared input with the Veteran Engagement Board, the Data Governance Council and other federal agencies to create a reference for AI uses.

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Gil Alterovitz: VA’s Artificial Intelligence ‘To-Go’ Delivery Model Gaining Traction

Gil Alterovitz

Gil Alterovitz, director of artificial intelligence at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), said more than 12 VA sites plan to pilot AI modules developed as part of the department’s AI “to-go” delivery model. He announced in July 2020 that the development of an AI module that helps VA’s health facilities predict an individual’s risk for COVID-19.  

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VA Tests New AI Tool for COVID-19 Mortality Risk Prediction; Gil Alterovitz Quoted

Gil Alterovitz

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is conducting a pilot of an artificial intelligence platform that could help predict a COVID-19 patient’s prognosis and address the individual’s treatment needs. A team at VA began working on the AI tool in early spring using collected data from over 11,000 patients.

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Gil Alterovitz: VA Tests Artificial Intelligence ‘To-Go’ Delivery Model 

Gil Alterovitz

Gil Alterovitz, director of artificial intelligence at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), said VA is testing an AI ‘to-go’ delivery model to help medical centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. He noted that one of those AI modules was embedded in a department’s patient dashboard for use by veterans.

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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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VA AI Director Gil Alterovitz Outlines Long-Term Goals

Gil Alterovitz, director of artificial intelligence at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discussed his plans to apply AI to VA's problem solving efforts, Nextgov reported Thursday. He told Nextgov about his ongoing efforts and long-term goals to help veterans and support veteran care via AI and VA's plethora of data. 

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Harvard Medical School Professor Gil Alterovitz Named VA’s First AI Director

Gil Alterovitz, a biomedical informatics professor at Harvard Medical School and a White House presidential innovation fellow, has joined the Department of Veterans Affairs as director of artificial intelligence. He leads the ongoing efforts to broaden the application of AI in department's research and healthcare programs and collaborate with third-party organizations focusing on the technology, VA said Wednesday.

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