Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning
Transformative initiatives to improve the well-being of our Veterans
Who Are We?
Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning (OHIL)
The Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning (OHIL) brings together VHA
Ecosystem (VHA IE), the Simulation Learning, Evaluation, Assessment and Research Network
(SimLEARN), and the Center for Care and Payment Innovation (CCPI) .
Through these core programs, HIL advances VHA healthcare delivery and service by (1) fostering the discovery and spread of grassroots and strategic innovative solutions, practices and products across VA; (2) promoting competencies in innovation and simulation; (3) combining clinical simulation and training to further enhance the utilization and uptake of emerging healthcare technology in clinical practice; (4) developing innovative approaches to testing payment and service delivery models; and (5) advancing the use of clinical training and simulation to further VHA’s mission of becoming a high reliability organization.
Drives transformational change for VA and cements the organization as a global leader in healthcare innovation.
Leads cross-agency collaborations to develop and implement innovative solutions to improve Veteran care delivery and services.
Provides a foundation to enable the spread of mission-driven health care innovation.
Fosters the development of strategic industry partnerships centered around the advancement of innovation initiatives within VHA.
Pioneers advances in clinical care and services through innovation, simulation and clinical learning, and pilot initiatives.
Creates culture, tools and patterns of behavior needed to further VA as a learning organization and facilitates quick and efficient knowledge transfer throughout the enterprise.
Provides standardized, repeatable processes for identifying and maturing innovations to help systematize problem solving.
Achieves costs savings with innovative approaches to payment and service delivery models, while enhancing quality of care.