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May 3, 2017

VA, DOE Collaborate on Big Data Analysis for Veteran Healthcare

  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

ExecutiveGov – The departments of Veterans Affairs and Energy have partnered to analyze big data from the VA and other federal sources as they optimize healthcare for veterans and other citizens.

The VA-DOE Big Data Science Initiative will explore digital health and genomic data to support the development of treatments and preventive strategies in areas such as suicide prevention, cancer and heart disease, the VA said Monday.

The partnership will operate within DoE’s National Laboratory system and use the department’s big data, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing technologies.

Read more at ExecutiveGov.

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