Tag Archives: VA

Senate OKs VA IT Reform Bill; Sen. Jon Tester Quoted

Sen. Jon Tester

The U.S. Senate has voted to pass a bill that aims to help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) better manage information technology activities. The Department of Veterans Affairs IT Reform Act aims to boost the transparency and oversight across VA's IT projects, the office of Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.

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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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House Bill to Authorize $251B in FY 2021 Funds for Military Construction, VA

U.S. Capitol

A House Appropriations subcommittee passed a bill, by voice vote on Monday, that would provide $250.9 billion in fiscal year 2021 funds for military construction and veterans affairs initiatives. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would receive $104.8 billion in FY 2021 appropriations, including $12.5 billion in emergency spending to support veterans’ health care. 

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Salient CRGT Works With Federal Government to Implement Virtual Workforces During COVID-19; Tom Ferrando Quoted

Tom Ferrando

Salient CRGT has worked with the federal government to advance digital transformation and manage large federal networks in response to the demands of COVID-19, the company reported on Wednesday. Salient CRGT’s work has enabled federal agencies to transition to virtual communications and networks through implementing virtual work environments.

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