It looks as if the coronavirus crisis might force some needed workforce reforms permanently.
Tele-everything has taken on supreme importance as the nation battles the coronavirus, and telemedicine might be among the most powerful tools for the VA.
In today’s Federal Newscast, acquisition authorities have made a proposed rule final, to keep phony parts out of systems the government buys.
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said the pilot program would stand up for about two to three years with a handful of participants needing rural broadband.
Modern capabilities were on display at the 2018 NDIA Army S&T Symposium and Showcase exhibit hall.
Medical house calls largely disappeared sometime in the 1960s but now they’re making a comeback, only virtually.
VA says it wants to significantly expand the health care services it offers through telehealth technologies — voice, video, instantaneous record-sharing — but it’s hampered by state laws that require providers to be licensed in the same states as their patients.
At a recent health IT demonstration, the Veterans Affairs Department showcased nine different technologies that it hopes will change how it delivers health care. The agency is testing medical mobile apps on iPads with 1,000 severely injured veterans.
Acting CIO Howard Hays said the agency is taking advantage of the work VA is doing to update its systems. Indian Health Services borrows heavily from VA’s VistA electronic health records system. November 17, 2011(Encore presentation December 29, 2011)
While telemedicine may sound like science fiction, it is already a reality, Scholl said. And NIST is working on standards to make the overlaying technology work.