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

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VA Healthcare 2019 Agenda

Join senior veteran healthcare officials May 13-15 at the Gaylord National Harbor at the VA Healthcare 2019 event! Download this year's program for insight into the sessions and topics that will be discussed this May.

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VA Healthcare 2019: Current Attendee List

Take a look at the industry professionals that are already signed up to attend this year - don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with these decision-makers.

Post Show Report: Looking Back at VA Healthcare 2018

Want to learn more about what happened in 2018? Check out our Post Show Report that highlights: attendee statistics, top speaking sessions, what to expect in 2019, and more!

VA Healthcare 2019: Registration Form

Download the 2019 Attendee Registration Form and submit it to idga@idga.org to fast track your attendance for the upcoming summit.

A Letter to Convince Your Boss

Present your approving manager with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend VA Healthcare and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

Past Attendee Snapshot

Take a look at the industry professionals that attended last year - you can expect to see similar people this year. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with these decision-makers.

Exclusive Content

Emerging Technologies in Veteran Affairs

Much is happening in the world of VA healthcare and new, emerging technologies have a large part to play in the future provision of care to US veterans. Telehealth systems are providing realtime care to veterans across the US - something which is invaluable to those in rural areas with...

Everything You Need to Know About the $12.1 Billion Increase in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Budget for 2019

Ahead of VA Healthcare 2019, taking place this May 13th – 15th in National Harbor, Maryland, we created a breakdown of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ total budget for 2019, which is a $12.1 billion increase from FY18. The 2019 budget includes significant reforms, internal offsets, and improved efficiencies to...

The VA Mission Act of 2018: Navigating the Latest Process Improvements Made to Veteran Care Programs

This interactive presentation will guide you through the key process improvements laid out by the VA, as they work to maintain internal systems and strengthen integrated outside networks. The VA Mission Act of 2018, signed into law by President Trump on June 6, 2018, is designed to significantly improve veteran...

Five Countries: Five Approaches to Veteran Programs

A lot of veteran programs worldwide face similar challenges to the U.S., often with lesser budgets. Prior to the VA Healthcare Summit in May, we have highlighted the recent developments taking place in veteran programs across the globe. This whitepaper takes a look at Canada, Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand....

Presentations from 2018

A Collection of Past Presentations from Officials in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

In preparation for VA Healthcare 2019, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on:Integrating Decision-Making Processes and Shared Services in the VA: Thomas Muir, Principal Executive Director, Office of Enterprise Support Services, U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsA Regional Approach to Suicide...

A Collection of Past Presentations from Industry Partners & Past Sponsors

In preparation for VA Healthcare 2019, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations from our industry partners. Below you will find expert content on:Developing Effective Methods to Support Women Veterans: Anna Baker, MBA, PMP, Women Veterans Program Manager, Texas Veterans Commission; Paula A. Taylor, Northeast District Manager for Claims...

Interviews

Solving the Health Needs of Third World Countries

Colonel Horvath is Board Certified in internal medicine and preventive medicine for 40 years. In this interview, he shares his opinion on the most pertinent health hazards facing combat and non-combat deployed troops today.

Every 65 Minutes, 1 Veteran Lost: National Alliance to End Veteran Suicide

You may know that the Department of Veteran’s Affairs estimates a veteran takes his or her own life about once every sixty-five minutes on average. This alarming statistic highlights the stark reality of post-deployment healthcare, especially in rural areas. In the following IDGA exclusive interview, Alice Franks, speaks about the...

Continuum of Care: Moving Health Services from DoD to VA

One of the challenges of Veteran healthcare is the smooth transition of men and women from the DoD to VA health services. According to Dr Carie Rodgers, Associate Director, VA Center of Excellence, “we are working very hard to make sure returning military members know about VA services and know...

Whitepapers

VA Patient Experience Roadmap to Excellence

The VEO Patient Experience (PX) and the VEO Insight & Design teams designed this artifact in partnership with the Veterans Health Administration. This roadmap integrates ideas from VA facility leaders with best practices from the best in class private sector health systems. This roadmap is uniquely designed for VHA.We invite...

Single Use Optics on Ophthalmology

This paper addresses the functional and cost advantages of single use ophthalmic lens for both clinic and surgical functions. These lenses are the first in the category to provide a solution to Joint Commission infection control standards while decreasing the need for reusable medical equipment. The paper provides a cost-benefit...

Suicide Risk Assessment Case Study: Billings Clinic

In 2016, Montana’s largest healthcare organization, the Billings Clinic, conducted a trial using Voi Detect in its Emergency Department (ED) to identify individuals with suicidal ideation.The trial objectives were as follows:Implement a universal suicide risk screening practiceImprove the suicide risk assessment processReduce the financial cost of an effective risk assessmentReduce...

Rauland Responder 5: The VA's Nurse Call Solution

As a proud GSA partner, Rauland believes in helping the VA to provide the best care possible for veterans. More than 100 VA hospitals rely on Rauland for their nurse call communications. Download this whitepaper to learn about how Rauland is helping the VA measure, evaluate, and benchmark quality and...

Breakthrough in IV Safety

IV catheter placement remains the most common invasive hospital procedure performed worldwide. This whitepaper summarizes the clinical research that established the operational capabilities of the ivWatch device, and formed the basis of the data submitted to the FDA in support of the ivWatch 510(k) Premarket Notification.

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Information

Take a look at the attendees, speaker line-up and opportunities available. Or contact us at sponsor@idga.org to request a copy via email.

Sponsorship Prospectus

Take a look at the sponsorship prospectus for information on the networking opportunities available at the event. If you would prefer to receive a copy via email contact us at sponsor@idga.org