• Immersive technology: Defining a new reality for Veteran health care

    While many health care organizations are just beginning to explore virtual reality, augmented reality, and other immersive technology (collectively known as extended reality, or XR), VA is taking the lead in using XR to change how Veterans receive and access their health care.

  • Innovation revolutionary: Diversity and inclusion at the point of care

    Pamela Black has developed a Diversity and Inclusion Advocate program to educate staff and provide support for Veterans at the point of care.

  • Diffusion Academy advances promising practices for third year

    VA’s Diffusion of Excellence discovers and spreads innovative practices throughout VA, providing employees with knowledge and experience.

  • Innovation Revolutionary: Melissa Tran is innovating Veteran centric perinatal care

    Melissa Tran has changed Veteran perinatal care to be more interdisciplinary and easier to access in one location.

  • Innovation Revolutionary: Beta Lactam assessments saving lives

    Beta Lactam antibiotics can provide Veterans with more effective care, cut costs, and improve future care delivery.

  • Veterans benefit from Greenhouse Initiative blossoming this spring

    iNET’s innovation collaboration program fosters Veteran and employee feedback in the earliest stages of innovative design

  • Chats with the Chief: What innovation means and how it can help Veterans

    VHA chief of staff Jon Jensen sits down with Dr. Ryan Vega, chief officer of the Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning.

  • Discovering Grassroots Innovation is Leading Veteran Health Care into the Future

    The VHA Innovation Ecosystem (VHA IE) is empowering frontline employees with grassroots innovation to positively impact Veterans.

  • VHA iEx delivers an exciting look into the innovative future of VA care

    What does iEx mean to VA? “We need VA to […]

  • How VA’s culture of innovation is changing Veterans’ care

    At the VHA Innovation Experience, Oct. 22 and 23, VA will release the first ever VHA State of Innovation Report. The report will give Veterans and the public an in-depth look at just how innovation is affecting their lives.

  • #hackthenetwork Applies Human-Centered Design to Innovation

    The VHA Innovators Network (iNET) has Human-Centered Design (HCD) to provide creative solutions to the biggest challenges facing Veterans and VHA employees. Now, as we count down toward the VHA Innovation Experience (iEx), iNET is turning to HCD to gain a better understanding of itself, asking those that engage with the Network to reflect and help imagine potential new futures for the Network. This work will culminate at #hackthenetwork, an open, interactive workspace taking place at iEx from October 22-23.

  • VA partners with MIT to ‘hack’ medicine, improve veteran health care

    The Veterans Health Administration is partnering with the MIT Hacking Medicine organization and Samsung for a series of Grand Hacks.

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