May 13 - 15, 2019
Gaylord National Harbor, National Harbor, MD

Main Day Two

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Addresses

- Providing Veterans with the benefits they have earned in a manner that honors their service
- Ensuring strong fiscal stewardship of the money entrusted to us by taxpayers
- Fostering a culture of collaboration
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Margarita Devlin, MA, CRC

Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

10:00 am - 11:00 am EFFECTS OF NEW RULE CHANGES, VALUE BASED CARE AND BUNDLED PAYMENTS, ON PROVIDERS AS WELL AS PAYERS

• Interoperability within VA and community partners
• Changes in the health sector and VA

11:00 am - 11:30 am Morning Networking Break and Technology Showcase in HealthHQ.

Track A Transformation

11:30 am - 12:15 pm Defining A New VA
Chakakhon Lea - Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
• Structuring the VA to be Veteran Centric in healthcare delivery and business services
• Advancing medical devices in the VA to support veterans needs
• Provide user friendly interfaces to support veteran experiences
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Chakakhon Lea

Office of Information and Technology
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Track A Transformation

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Overcoming the Barriers of Cost Whilst Delivering High Quality Care
• Addressing the barriers that hinder progress and collaboration at locations where
two departments share health care resources
• Update on VA’s and DoD’s most fully integrated collaboration project: the joint Federal
• Health Care Center (FHCC)

Track B Healthcare

11:30 am - 12:15 pm Short, Medium and Long Term Acquisition Priorities for the VA Technology Acquisition Center

Track B Healthcare

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Connected Care and AI in Medical Devices
William Cerniuk - Program Director, VA Mobile Health, VHA Technology Director, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
• What are the challenges with developing medical equipment to support
ongoing veteran care
• Reducing patient access to care and emergency treatments by the seconds
wth AL and ML tools and applications
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William Cerniuk

Program Director, VA Mobile Health, VHA Technology Director
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Keynote: VA 2024 and What You Need to Know

• Future priorities and mandates to strengthen veterans services in the VA
• Priorities for provide care outside of the VA network to enhance accessibility
• Streamlining and enhancing the acquisition process

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Networking Break

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Acquisition Panel: Learn from the NAC, SAC and TAC as we discuss the Future

• Streamlining the acquisition process and ensuring quality care to our veterans
• Providing more opportunities for Veteran owned/minority owned small businesses
• Doing business with the VA and what you need to know

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Developing A Ready Capable Workforce

• Reviewing the current transformation projects going on within the VA
• Analyzing the differentiations in the quality and services being provided to veterans
• Training and development to promote transformation and increase productivity

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Main Day Two