Weekly Roundup: January 16-20, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 20, 2017.

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Baligh Yehia
Former Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care
Department of Veterans Affairs

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Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare
In recent years, government agencies have been faced with the following challenge: finding innovative approaches to deliver technological solutions to agency...

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VA’s EHR decision and the future of government
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:47
A collaborative, cross-agency government that is focused on the best possible service to its constituents should be the...
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In today’s complex and changing healthcare environment, where the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is experiencing a steep increase in demand for care, it is essential for the VA to partner with providers in communities across the country to meet the needs of veterans.
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How are autonomous technologies advancing in healthcare? What is being done to enhance medical device design? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Professors Jin-Oh- HAHN and Monifa Vaughn-Cooke from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Maryland next week on a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour.
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What are VHA’s Community care priorities? What’s next for the VA Choice Act? What does the future hold for VA’s Community Care efforts? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Baligh Yehia, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care at the US Department of Veterans Affairs on The Business of Government Hour.
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A collaborative, cross-agency government that is focused on the best possible service to its constituents should be the holy grail for all of us — contractors and government employees — who serve this nation.
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Dan Chenok recently had a chance to sit down and talk health care in the United States with the Center’s Health Fellow, Keith L. Salzman, MD, MPH. Read on for Keith’s insights on innovation and change as it relates to health.
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What is the mission of VA’s Office of Community Care? How is VA enhancing how it provides Community Care? What can VA do better? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions & more with Baligh Yehia, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Combat-related concussions, depression, and combat stress are examples of immediate or delayed invisible wounds for military personnel. In WWI, many of psychological symptoms were referred to as “shell shock” or “the thousand-yard stare.” During that time warfighters were reluctant to discuss psychiatric symptoms resulting from war for fear they would be labeled “weak,” or worse.
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Profile in Leadership: Who is Dr. David Shulkin? What is his leadership philosophy? What can we learn about him from his time leading the Veterans Health Administration? Join host Michael Keegan next week for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour – A Profile in Leadership as he explores these questions and more.
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