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New technology helps VA answer the call for Veteran families in need

VA’s National Cemetery Administration (NCA) and Office of Information and Technology (OIT) are partnering on a four-pronged infrastructure modernization effort—one of which is upgrading the telephony that underlies NCA’s telephone systems.

By |May 13th, 2022|Memorial Affairs, Technology|Comments Off on New technology helps VA answer the call for Veteran families in need

Dr. Leigh Hochberg, pioneer in brain-computer technology, receives 2022 VA Magnuson Award

Hochberg is a researcher at the Providence VA Medical Center in Rhode Island, with more than 17 years’ expertise. He is director of the BrainGate clinical trials—conducted by leading laboratories in neuroscience and neuroengineering—which are focused on developing and testing intracortical brain-computer interfaces (BCI). 

By |March 9th, 2022|Research|Comments Off on Dr. Leigh Hochberg, pioneer in brain-computer technology, receives 2022 VA Magnuson Award

VA and 5G technology coordination create faster, smarter health care for Veterans

With 5G technology, VA is truly leading the way in groundbreaking health care for Veterans. Faster speeds, more network capacity.

By |January 25th, 2022|Health, Inside Veterans Health|7 Comments

Filtering out COVID-19: New technology being tested by DoD, with VA help, to battle the virus

Now, scientists at the Department of Defense, VA, and partner institutions are testing a new technology to treat COVID-19. It’s called the Seraph 100 blood filter. The treatment uses a novel approach to filter out viral particles and harmful molecules from the bloodstream of COVID-19 patients.

By |November 10th, 2021|Coronavirus, Research|Comments Off on Filtering out COVID-19: New technology being tested by DoD, with VA help, to battle the virus

VIDEO: Information technology career opportunities abound at VA

Angie Weldon with VA’s Office of Information and Technology discussed information technology careers on our Talk About It Tuesday broadcast.

By |August 27th, 2021|Employment, VA Careers|Comments Off on VIDEO: Information technology career opportunities abound at VA

New scanning technology could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease using light

This scanning method could become a simple, completely non-invasive method of early Alzheimer’s detection, according to the researchers, and also has potential as a way to assess the effectiveness of treatment.

By |August 4th, 2021|Research, Top Stories|4 Comments

Veterans with visual impairments benefit from 3D printing technology at VA

With VA’s Blind and Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Continuum of Care, Veterans with visual impairments are achieving independence.

By |June 30th, 2021|Health, VA Innovations|Comments Off on Veterans with visual impairments benefit from 3D printing technology at VA

VA funds Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology to help Veterans, service members modify homes

VA is announcing awards totaling nearly $800,000 in grants to develop new, Specially Adapted Housing technology for Veterans and service members.

By |June 29th, 2021|Benefits, Top Stories|3 Comments

Borne the Battle #248: Air Force Veteran Marti Moore, Group Vice President of Technology Implementation, Spectrum Charter Communications

This week’s episode of Borne the Battle features Air Force Veteran Marti Moore, who discusses her military career and her road to becoming the group vice president of Technology Implementation at Spectrum Charter Communications.

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