Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 - 11:28
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs may be the second
largest federal agency, but it runs the largest medical system
in the United States, providing care to about six million
veterans and their families who depend on it.
This is no small feat considering the demands placed on the system. To meet these demands head-on involves leveraging innovation and advances in technology.
How is VA identifying new technologies and promoting innovation? What is the Blue Button Initiative and how is VA using open source technology to meet its mission? Dr. Peter L. Levin, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and more.