Example Track 1

VA’s Use of Technology to Deliver Services During COVID Crisis

Dec 02, 2020

11:45 AM - 12:10 PM

James P. Gfrerer

Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Chief Information Officer, Office of Information and Technology

Department of Veterans Affairs

CIO Grferer will discuss how the department is using telehealth to reach veterans in remote areas and those who have difficulty getting to the hospitals, upgrades to the Veterans Crisis Line and a new pilot that uses AI to predict the prognosis of vets with COVID-19 and proposes treatments based on the patient’s health record.