July 23, 2018

125,000 times and counting: Veterans using My HealtheVet to manage appointments

Veterans at many participating VA facilities are using VA Online Scheduling to make, request or cancel appointments.  Have you tried it yet? VA Online Scheduling first […]
July 19, 2018

VA and IBM Watson Health extend partnership to support Veterans with cancer

VA and IBM Watson Health announced the extension of a public-private partnership to apply artificial intelligence to help interpret cancer data in the treatment of Veteran […]
July 17, 2018

VEText system transforming VA’s medical scheduling process

VA recently launched VEText, a text messaging appointment-reminder system, which to date has helped VA reduce no-show medical visits by more than 100,000. VA introduced VEText […]
July 13, 2018

Recruiting Local-Area Veterans for Collaborative Aging in place Research using Technology (CART) – A Nationwide Technology-Based Research Study about Aging

Tillamook, Oregon, July 12, 2018 – Researchers from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Portland, Oregon will be speaking about the Collaborative Aging in place Research […]
July 12, 2018

Portland VA gets cancer research support

The Portland VA Medical Center is one of 12 sites chosen to receive additional funding to enroll … The timing for Oregon veterans couldn’t be better.
July 11, 2018

15 Ways VA is improving the Veteran’s experience right now

The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing the best experiences in its delivery of care, benefits, and memorial services to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, […]
July 10, 2018

Avoiding VA benefits overpayments

Life happens. We are all guilty of procrastinating on paperwork or forgetting to update records. While most of the time there are no consequences, that is […]
July 10, 2018

NIH and VA collaborate to boost veterans’ access to cancer clinical trials

NAVIGATE will launch at 12 VA facilities across the nation.
June 26, 2018

VA now reminds Veterans of their appointments by text

To increase access to health care for all Veterans, VA has created VEText, an interactive mobile solution to remind Veterans of upcoming appointments via text messaging. […]