• BRAIN Summit: Leveraging AI to explore new frontiers in brain health for our nation’s Veterans

    Veterans, clinicians, and researchers are invited to attend the VA's BRAIN Summit September 7-9 in Arlington, VA, free of cost

  • An Accidental AI Professional

    However, her interest in AI was “a mistake,” says Ciesielski. During her undergraduate fellowship at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the principal investigator assigned her to work on neural networks, thinking it was close to her major of neural engineering. As she learned more about neural networks, she became fascinated with AI’s blend of mathematics, statistics, and psychology.

  • Join “Protecting Children’s Privacy in a Virtual World,” on March 9

    VA Privacy Service hosts its third Speaker Series event of the year in recognition of Military Kids Day, April 15, 2022.

  • Join “Artificial Intelligence: How Algorithms Improve Veteran Lives,” on February 16

    VA Privacy Service is Celebrating 20 Years of Service. Join the Privacy in Action Speaker Series Event, ‘Artificial Intelligence: How Algorithms Improve Veterans Lives,’ on Wednesday, February 16, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET.

  • Computers ‘learn’ to support high-stakes decisions during heart surgery

    Doctors often stop a patient’s heart during a major cardiac surgery. In this situation, a perfusionist operates a heart-lung bypass machine. The machine supplies needed blood and oxygen to the patient, whose heart is on hiatus.

  • Artificial intelligence aids colonoscopies at Virginia VA medical center

    Virginia VA became the first hospital in the U.S. to use the GI Genius intelligent endoscopy module for colorectal screenings for Veterans.

  • VA doctors seek to harness artificial intelligence to target care for sicker Veterans

    The team looked at the records of Veterans already identified as high-risk by VA’s sophisticated Care Assessment Needs (CAN) calculator. The CAN tool provides a score reflecting a Veteran’s risk of hospitalization or death within a year.

  • VA Telestroke uses new technologies to save lives

    Telestroke capabilities and artificial intelligence will increase the speed at which Veterans receive care when having a stroke.

  • New VA tool uses artificial intelligence to predict COVID-19 patient mortality

    Now, in what Strebel calls the “most significant” work in his seven-year VA career, he’s developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to calculate the risk of a COVID-19 patient dying within 120 days of diagnosis. The hope is that clinicians can use those predictions to improve the treatment of their patients.

  • Tennessee Veteran receives first-of-its-kind prosthetic leg

    Army Veteran at Tennessee VA receives a new type of prosthetic leg that features a motor-powered microprocessor prosthetic knee that uses artificial intelligence and cutting-edge technology.

  • AI Tech Sprint brings outside innovations to VA

    NAII and VHA IE's CTI is giving 12 weeks to organizations to develop solutions for some of VA’s most pressing problems through the NAII AI Tech Sprint.

  • 2020 AI Tech Sprint open for applications

    Throughout the tech sprint, teams have unique access to in-house experts, useful feedback from VA clinicians and staff, and novel datasets. At the end of each sprint, projects are recognized at a "Demo Day" event, in Washington, D.C., with awards for top performers and potential opportunities for ongoing collaboration with VA.

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