“Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.” Suicide Prevention VA Transformation You might even say it is agile! VBA Innovation Initiative Invention New ideas Do it VHA & OIT Innovation Initiative VA Innovation Initiative Fast Track VLER VRO / VBMS Blue Button Standards based
Modular Reducing Health Care Associated Infections Using Informatics
CPRS-Based Automated Queries & Reports
Robust VA Forms Search Engine
Augment CPRS with Standards-based Decision Support Engine
Enhance Care Management to Facilitate Case Management and Chronic Disease Care
Integration of Behavioral Health Lab & CPRS for Mental Health Primary Care
eDischarge Pilot Program
Show Patient Picture in CPRS
CPRS Enhancement for Veteran-Centered Care
"Parking" Outpatient Prescriptions to Prevent Waste
Suicide Hotline: Be a Hero, Save a Hero
Touch Screen Device Support for Nursing Triage of Patients
Tools for Front Line Veteran Eligibility Staffing Sterilization of Reusable Medical Equipment
Vairable Volume Prosthetic Socket
Blue Button Extensions Innovation New Media Streamline the administrative process for documenting actions to obtain evidence for disability claims.
Simplify the evaluation process for Veterans claiming pension benefits with aid and attendance.
Establish an expedited claims process for Veterans who claim an increase in their service-connected disability based on worsening symptoms.
Lessen the need for VA medical examinations by providing Veterans with standardized medical questionnaires to be completed by their treating physicians.
Align employee performance standards with Department of Veterans Affairs' goals. Facebook
91,000+ Fans + = 100,000+ impressions a day that inform Veterans about new ideas VA-Wide Core Collection of Knowledge Based Information Resources
Integrate VistA Surgery Package into CPRS
Illustrated Medication Instructions for Veterans
Share Verified Insurance Info via Use of the Master Patient Index
Veteran Online Tracking of Mail Prescription Delivery
Search Function in CPRS
Accessible Contact Information for All Assigned Care Providers
Online Radiology Protocoling Tool Integrated Within CPRS/VistA
Wireless Voice Communications with Hands Free Options
Improved Access to Military Personnel Records
Brief Resident Supervision Index
Enhance Emergency Medical Response Team Communication
Reduce Unnecessary/Duplicate Lab Tests by Rules-based Algorithms Twitter
12,000+ Followers YouTube
430,000 Views Schematic Provide regional offices with digital images of claims-related records held in VA's centralized storage facility in St. Louis.
Develop a computer application to calculate entitlement to additional benefits payable to Veterans with the most serious injuries
Updates VA's computer systems to facilitate communication between VA employees and Veterans.
Implement rules-based processing for VA pension programs and other benefits.
Make it easier for Veterans to establish service connection for specific medical conditions. 6,500 Users
3,500 Ideas 45,00 Users
6,500 Ideas Industry competition Open Government and Innovation Peter L. Levin
Senior Advisor to the Secretary
& Chief Technology Officer September 2010 Extensible
Reliable Transparency But where
do you start? citizen engagement data.gov challenge.gov eRegulation private/public
partnerships town hall meetings idea gathering Federal/State
Forward-looking Change culture
from can't, don't, won't
to can, do, will + Use Model Outcome Implementation Use Model Schematic Outcome Use Model Use Model Use Model Schematic Schematic Schematic Outcome Outcome Outcome Transparency Participation Collaboration Leadership, Governance,
& Cultural Transformation Participation & Collaboration Flagship Initiative Communication
Breaking the back of the backlog
Freedom of Information Act New Media
Online Communication Hub
VRM VAi2 new media podcasts RSS feeds wikis Facebook Twitter Flickr YouTube EHR
Modernization Use Model Schematic Outcome 159,202 unique registered users 307,828 download requests 146,010 were text file downloads Since the Suicide Preventation Chat Service started in July 2009,
12, 170 contacts made
5,000 + chatters have talked about suicide during their chat
1,259 chatters were transferred to the Hotline for rescue servicesSee the full transcript