News from the Department of Veterans Affairs - Alaska VA Healthcare System
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VA adopts new artificial intelligence strategy to ensure trustworthy use of technology for Veteran care (10/14/2021)

As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' efforts to explore the use of artificial intelligence in the delivery of health care and benefits, VA implemented a new AI strategy late September, to serve as a guideline for ethical use of the technology throughout its enterprise.

VA prepares to get ahead of surge in backlogged claims (10/13/2021)

Starting in October, the Department of Veterans Affairs will hire and train new staff to ensure Veterans' claims are adjudicated quickly and help reduce an expected increase in the backlog of claims pending more than 125 days.

VA improves quality of care for Veterans diagnosed with ALS (10/13/2021)

The Department of Veterans Affairs through a recent partnership is working to increase the number of clinics certified by the ALS Association as a Treatment Center of Excellence.

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