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APIs And FHIR Continue To Push Forward At An Increasing Pace!

This appeared last week: goes all in on APIsBy Adam MazmanianMar 09, 2018The Department of Veterans Affairs is going all in on application programming interfaces –Show More Summary

Here Is A Really Sensible Application Of AI Technology And EHRs To Catch Those Who Are Deteriorating Early!

This appeared a few days ago:VA taps Google's DeepMind to predict patient deterioration by Evan Sweeney Feb 26, 2018 12:35pm The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a partnership with Google’s DeepMind to analyze patient records...Show More Summary

Give VA Secretary David Shulkin the boot

Give VA Secretary David Shulkin the boot by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2018 Will the VA scandal never end? While the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary lives high on the hog and his lying chief of staff resigns in disgrace while escaping any punishment, legions of vets every day in this country are denied […]

VA Secretary David Shulkin ousts three execs, consolidates oversight of 23 hospitals

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced sweeping plans Wednesday to reorganize the embattled agency from top to bottom.        

Watchdog report: Failed VA leadership put patients at risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Failed leadership" at the Department of Veterans Affairs during the Obama years put patients at a major hospital at risk, an internal probe finds — another blow to Secretary David Shulkin, who served at the VA then and is fighting to keep his job.

Texas A&M-led collaborative study takes aim at non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) Texas A&M University System researchers in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Baylor Scott & White Research Institute have completed a study identifying one of the mechanisms leading to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, providing new possibilities for prevention and treatment of the disease.

Google’s DeepMind launches new AI project to predict kidney injuries

DeepMind is joining forces with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to develop artificial intelligence technology that can help doctors predict when the condition of their patients may suddenly begin to deteriorate. TheShow More Summary

Google’s DeepMind wants AI to spot kidney injuries

Google subsidiary DeepMind announced today that it’s working with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to use machine learning in an attempt to predict when patients will deteriorate during a hospital stay. Deterioration (when patients get worse under hospital care) is a significant issue, since care providers can miss warning signs for potentially lethal conditions […]

The Case of the Brew Master's Plot - Was the Veterans Affairs Secretary's Travel Spending Scandalous, or Was He Framed in a Plot to Oust a Political Moderate?

"Come, Watson, come! The brew is afoot."The Veterans Affairs Secretary's Apparently Scandalous Travel On February 14, 2018, the Washington Post reported that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General (IG) severely faulted...Show More Summary

VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday that the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation alleged she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on a European trip at taxpayer expense.

U.S. veterans affairs official to retire after report on travel

last monthNews : The Newsroom

The chief of staff to U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, named in a report that found "serious derelictions" in a visit to Europe by Shulkin, will retire, the Department of Veterans Affairs said on Friday. The agency said...Show More Summary

Top VA Official Quits After Misleading Ethics Officials

Vivieca Wright Simpson, the third most senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs, “is stepping down amid findings she misled ethics officials to secure approval for VA Secretary David Shulkin’s wife to accompany him on taxpayer-funded trip to Europe,” [...]

Shulkin won’t resign: It wasn’t us, it was the one-memoed hacker, or something

"There's a culture of corruption at the Department of Veteran Affairs." The post Shulkin won’t resign: It wasn’t us, it was the one-memoed hacker, or something appeared first on Hot Air.

VA head changed records to hide travel boondoggle, report alleges

The Department of Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin was accused of a cover-up that involved altering emails relating to a trip that cost taxpayers more than $120,000, according to a report.

Trump Veterans Affairs Chief Took His Wife on a Taxpayer-Funded Vacation

Yet another member of Donald Trump’s Cabinet is under fire for taking liberties with taxpayer-funded travel. This time it’s the secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, a troubled agency that Trump campaigned on improving to ensure veterans’ needs were the top priority.  The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the agency’s chief of staff doctored emails to […]

Federal Bureaucracy Resists Reform

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been scandal-plagued for years. It has run up huge cost overruns on hospital projects and been guilty of appalling mismanagement and fraud related to waiting lists for veteran’s care. Congress...Show More Summary

Core Media Group Taps Marisa Fermin As Head Of Business Affairs & General Counsel

Veteran television executive Marisa Fermin has been hired by Core Media Group to head its Business Affairs department and serve as its General Counsel. Fermin will oversee all business and legal matters related to Core Media and its content business across the company's divisions, partnerships and ventures. Show More Summary

Veteran sues VA over therapist who made sexual advances on him

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A Department of Veterans Affairs was allowed to make sexual advances to a patient, a new lawsuit against the agency charges.

IAVA: Lincoln was sexist

Jonp sends a link from Stars & Stripes which reports that the Department of VeteransAffairs responded to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Executive Director Allison Jaslow when she complained about an Abraham Lincoln quote that the agency uses as a motto; The VA has had the same motto for 59 years: “To care […]

New report evaluates the VA's mental health services, finds substantial unmet need

WASHINGTON -- While the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides mental health care of comparable or superior quality to care provided in private and non-VA public sectors, accessibility and quality of services vary across the...Show More Summary

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