In the time of COVID-19, Veterans especially need to be able to count on VA. That’s why an important goal of VA’s Office of Information and Technology (OIT) has been and continues to be using technology in ways that make accessing VA services increasingly more seamless, effective, efficient and easy for Veterans.
The Minneapolis VA attributes its success to multipronged approach in notifying Vets of vaccine opportunities. In addition to traditional methods, Minneapolis VA uses digital communication to spread the word.
Are you a Veteran with an upcoming health care appointment? Need to quickly check the date of your last tetanus shot? Need to remember what antibiotic you last took? Need to review your health records before your next visit? Finding what you need, when you need it, in your VA health care history can seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be. One quick and easy solution is third-party applications.
Kaila Grenier fabricated hundreds of “ear savers” for face masks. She identified a failure in protective helmets where the disposable face shield attaches. She was able to 3D print replacement side clips.