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VA Open API Pledge Gains Momentum to Shape a New Direction for Health Care

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that to further accelerate the benefits of the VA Open Application Programming Interface (API) pledge, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin has asked Dr. Rasu Shrestha, chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, to lead the initiative.

Veterans Can Now Use My HealtheVet Credentials to Access

For the first time that Veterans with a My HealtheVet patient portal account can use those credentials to access benefits tools such as checking the status of a claim, an appeal or GI Bill benefit, in addition to a variety of health care tools.

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Comprehensive IT Plan*

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a comprehensive roadmap for information technology to modernize the Department and improve the Veteran experience.
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2017 Year in Review

Modernizing the systems of an agency our size and geographic breadth is no easy task. See how we did.