Tag Archives: VA

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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GAO: VA Still Needs to Address Cybersecurity Issues

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Veterans Affairs still faces multiple cybersecurity challenges in the course of modernization. VA must implement security controls to protect sensitive information, identify cybersecurity workforce needs, manage information technology supply chain risks and address known vulnerabilities, GAO said Thursday.

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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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