VA Innovation

Office of Healthcare Innovation & Learning

Transforming Payment For Millions of Veterans

With a mission to deliver the best care to Veterans through innovation, the Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning (HIL) launched in 2020. HIL advances healthcare delivery and service by fostering discovery, promoting innovation, developing new approaches, and furthering VHA�s mission to become a high reliability organization.

Innovation Ecosystem

Enabling the Discovery & Spread of Healthcare Innovation

VHA IE is the catalyst for enabling the discovery and spread of mission-driven healthcare innovation to advance care delivery and service that exceeds expectations, restores hope and builds trust within the Veteran community. As part of VHA Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning, VHA IE leverages the collective power of innovation champions from across VA, academia, other government agencies, and industry to operationalize innovation in the Nation�s largest integrated healthcare system.

Simulation Learning, Evaluation, Assessment and Research Network

Delivering Training Solutions to Advance Healthcare

The Simulation Learning, Evaluation, Assessment and Research Network (SimLEARN) national program office addresses needs at VHA by providing training solutions to equip local facilities with the tools and resources to deliver quality, simulation training programs that contribute to the advancement and innovation of VHA healthcare. Over the past year, SimLEARN accelerated the adoption of emerging health technology through simulation and learning, assessing the technology landscape, and identifying solutions that advance the standard of clinical learning and simulation.

Office of Information & Technology Innovation Hub

Enabling Innovation through State-of the-Art Technology

The mission of the Office of Information & Technology (OI&T) is to collaborate with our business partners to create the best experience for all Veterans and to become a world-class organization that provides a seamless, unified Veteran experience through the delivery of state-of-the-art technology. The Innovation Hub supports and identifies programs that enable VA modernization by tapping into emerging technologies, connecting developers with VA data, and making human centered design (HCD) the way we design all VA products.

Center for Care & Payment Innovation

Advancing Veteran Payment and Service Care Models

Since 2018, the Center for Care and Payment Innovation (CCPI) has been collaborating with VA program offices and the healthcare industry to develop and test innovative approaches to payment and service delivery models. CCPI aims to reduce the cost of care, while preserving or enhancing the quality of care provided to Veterans. As the healthcare landscape resituates and undergoes several changes post-COVID-19, CCPI is uniquely able to support VA in reemerging as a healthcare leader.