The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been one of the most active proponents of digital health.
$16.1 million dollar contract by VA to develop a mobile radiology viewing apps
The winners of the VA Patient Record competition have been announced and are now being showcased.
For those familiar with the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, the Blue Button is a common facet of access to medical data. However, while the system is great, visually it is a let down. Recognizing this area of potential improvement, the VA is sponsoring a competition to find those that may help it design a more visually appealing design for future use.
The VA has announced that it has created an initiative aimed at studying the benefits that are associated with the use of mhealth apps and tablet devices to improve and coordinate care between physicians, veterans and their families/caregivers.
Although American Indians make up less than 2% of the US population, certain individuals of this extremely diverse ethnic group may be a significant target market for telemedicine interventions. Researchers from different universities recently published an article summarizing their experiences offering this group of Americans telemental health services for over a decade. The researchers summarized […]
Todd Park (@todd_park), newly appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Federal government, gave an inspiring keynote address at Healthbox investor day in Chicago this week. Park, co-founder of athenahealth in 1997, is clearly very passionate about entrepreneurs and a big believer in the entrepreneur’s ability to effect tremendous disruption through invention. There has never been […]
The VA must come up with ways to allow iPad and other mobile devices in its systems since residents are using them anyway, according to CIO Roger Baker.