Healthcare IT News Profiles VA’s Connected Care Priorities

Doctor reviewing medical history on a laptop with a patient.

Dr. Neil Evans, M.D., Office of Connected Care Chief Officer, will travel to the HIMSS20 conference in Orlando, FL this March to speak about past and future care innovations at VA. In advance of the conference, Healthcare IT News recently interviewed Dr. Evans and published an in-depth Q&A article about Connected Care. The piece explores why VA prioritizes telehealth, how technology-enabled patient engagement is improving Veterans’ care experience, and what impact VA electronic health record modernization will have on Connected Care technologies.

Dr. Evans explained, “These digital tools are allowing Veterans to more actively understand their health data, to better communicate with VA clinical teams, and to engage more productively as they navigate their individual health journeys.”

Read the article.