Tag Archives: veterans health administration

Senate Confirms David Shulkin as VA Health Undersecretary

The Senate has approved Dr. David Shulkin as undersecretary for health at the Department of Veterans Affairs by a voice vote, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. President Barack Obama nominated Shulkin, president of the New Jersey-based Morristown Medical Center, in March to lead the department’s Veterans Health Administration. Law Firm …

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Stephan Fihn: VHA to Deploy Predictive Models Over Next 10 Years

Stephan Fihn, director of the Veterans Health Administration’s analytics and business intelligence office, has said the VHA is building predictive models that it plans to deploy over the next decade, GCN reported Wednesday. He said the VHA wants to expand its effort to predict healthcare needs of patients through the care …

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Profile: Doug Rosendale, Cairn CEO and Founder

Doug Rosendale is the CEO and founder of Cairn Corp., a health information technology startup aimed at advancing interoperability and increased use of mobile technology in the healthcare arena. Before founding Cairn, he served as senior physician adviser for clinical informatics at the Veterans Health Administration‘s office of health information. …

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NC Sen. Burr Proposes Vet Health Care Reform Bill

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) is proposing the Veterans Health Administration reduce its number of regional medical administrative offices as part of a larger effort to streamline healthcare for veterans, Military Times reports. Burr told writer Patricia Kime these offices divert money largely towards overhead and other costs unrelated to healthcare. …

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