Health agencies will prioritize cross-agency partnerships in 2023 to enable faster innovation and better meet the needs of the public, according to comments from federal health IT leaders at the 2022 VHA Innovation Experience Conference (iEX) this week.
“Over the past couple of years, as we’ve thought about meaningful innovation – beyond just incremental innovation – is the idea that value is dynamic and that it is something that exists across multiple stakeholders, patients, providers, and even the systems that care for them,” Ryan Vega, Chief Officer of the Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning at VHA, said Thursday during iEX.
Vega said it’s essential to develop an ecosystem with partnerships across government and industry to drive value and innovation. COVID-19 catalyzed federal agencies to work across government to deliver innovation faster. Now, government hopes to shorten the timeline for all health care innovations and quickly iterate… Read the full article here.