Taking Veterans Affairs to the Cloud: The VA Care Cloud Project

Recorded: Tuesday November 1, 2022

Webinar Speakers: Rafael M. Richards, MD MS, Architect, Veteran's Affairs Care Cloud, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Join Rafael M. Richards, MD MS, architect at the Veteran’s Affairs Care Cloud (US Department of Veterans Affairs) for a webinar that dives into the VA’s VISTA Cloud system. The VISTA system serves as the backbone of the VA’s VA-CPRS EHR, conducting over 200 million daily transactions and serving over 380,000 VA staff and 1,500 facilities. The VA-CPRS EHR was the top-rated EHR among physicians in a 2016 EHR comparison conducted by Medscape (n=15,285).

Our webinar will explore the Cloud project and how open source software maintained in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation contributes to improving access and exchange of veteran health data.