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Department of Veterans Affairs
The VHA Innovators Network (iNET) is a network of 33 VA medical centers changing the way employees think and solve problems through training and accelerated operationalizing innovation.
Improving patient outcomes by clearing penicillin allergies.
Coping Skills Playing Cards for Veterans
Empowering interprofessional care teams to optimize COPD management.
Delivering the best care at the right place and at the right time.
This EMS Initiative enhances the cleanliness of Medical Equipment & Beds
Enhancing quality of care by communicating health needs collaboratively
Use smart socks to alert nurses when fall-risk patient get out of bed.
Delivery of prosthetic limbs in less than half the time
Reduce cardiovascular disease risk and improve quality of life
Earlier Nutrition Intervention for Chronic Kidney Disease: Inspiring and supporting behavior change through nutrition, cooking, and movement.
Brushing teeth is saving Veteran lives
To augment the VA workforce with former military combat medics and corpsmen in a unique health care role that:
Utilizes their vast array of clinical skill-sets for Veteran care;
Decreases overall visit waiting times and improve access to healthcare to make the VHA the “treatment of choice;” and,
Improves the transition of this highly trained and skilled work force from DoD to Veteran care with a career pathway for professional healthcare roles.