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

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 Affairs
  • A Regional Approach to Suicide and Accidental Overdose Prevention: A Midwestern Report: Jesse Burgard, PsyD, Regional Director of Mental Health, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • IT Workforce Development (ITWD) in the VA: Kelly S. Wright, Ed.D., Instructional Systems Specialist, Talent Management Office, IT Workforce Development, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Innovating the Way the Nation’s Largest Healthcare System Cares for Veterans: The Honorable Gerard R. Cox, MD, MHA, Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Integrity, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Telehealth Services and Providing Veterans with Accessibility: Shenita Guillory, Telehealth Rural Access Program Manger, VISN 17
  • Next Generation of Prosthetics, Implantable and Wearable Technology: Dr. Patricia Nance, Chief of Comprehensive Rehabilitation, VA Long Beach Healthcare System
  • Redefining a Veteran Centered Model of Healthcare: Fernando O. Rivera, MBA, FACHE Director, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
A Collection of Past Presentations from Industry Partners & Past Sponsors

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 Representation and Counseling, Texas Veterans Commission
  • Driving Programmatic: Success A Success Story with My HealtheVet: Chip Harman, Content Strategy Manager, My HealtheVet, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Carmel Hinkle, Federal Account Executive, Granicus
  • Delivering Timeliness & Efficiency in the VA Hiring: Jerry Greenwell, Chief Executive Officer, CPS HR Consulting
  • Working with the VSO’s and the Community to Treat Veterans Who Suffer from Substance Abuse: Joseph Troncale, Medical Director, Retreat Premier Addiction Center
  • Manage and Improve VA Operations to Deliver Seamless and Integrated Support: Valerie Li, Government and IDN Director, Rauland


Managing the Continued Improvement of Clinical Care in Today’s Veteran Population

Managing the Continued Improvement of Clinical Care in Today’s Veteran Population

Thomas Lynch, MD, Assistant Deputy USH for Clinical Operations and Management discusses:

  • Ensuring the delivery of exceptional care to the Veteran population
  • Streamlining operations to minimize preventable mistakes
Providing Strategic Guidance at the VISN Level to Enhance Overall Patient Experience

Providing Strategic Guidance at the VISN Level to Enhance Overall Patient Experience

Dr. William Patterson, Network Director, VISN 15 discusses:

  • Identifying areas of improvement and creating effective policy measures to combat them
  • Establishing a culture of continuous improvement and transitioning the VA into a high performing organization
  • Implementing a shared vision across a region
Salesforce: Patient Relationship Management with the Veteran Engagement Platform

Salesforce: Patient Relationship Management with the Veteran Engagement Platform

Most factors impacting health and life expectancy occur outside of the clinical setting. By engaging the Veteran in a holistic manner, the VA can deliver personalized care options. Salesforce explains how a Veteran-centric digital experience improves engagement and care plan adherence, resulting in better outcomes.

Telehealth: Developments and Advantages

Telehealth: Developments and Advantages

Dr. Ali Sonel, Chief of Staff at the Pittsburgh VAMC, discusses telehealth as it currently is utilized in the VA healthcare field, current applications underway in the implementation of telehealth, and next generation telehealth solutions and their benefits to veterans.
Pain Management Methods: Prescription Alternatives

Pain Management Methods: Prescription Alternatives

Dr. Donald McGeary, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, presents on underlying mechanisms of pain processing in military veterans, factors that contribute to the misuse and abuse of opioid medications, and how our knowledge of pain processing mechanisms and opioid misuse factors inform healthcare for pain management in the VA.
PTSD in Women Veterans

PTSD in Women Veterans

Tara E. Galovski, PhD is the Director of Women’s Health Sciences Division at the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System. She presents on analysis of exposure risks for women in combat, barriers to effective treatment and management for women, and intervention choices and successful navigation of the recovery process.
Influenza Immunization: Helping to Prevent Disease in Older Adults

Influenza Immunization: Helping to Prevent Disease in Older Adults

Robert B. Belshe, MD, Dianna and J. Joseph Adorjan Endowed Professor of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine discusses:

  • The Impact of Influenza Disease in Seniors
  • The Impact of Influenza Vaccine in the Senior Population
  • Responding to a Need: Fluzone High-Dose (Influenza Vaccine)
  • The Post-Licensure Efficacy Study
  • Product Information and Summary of Key Points