Sep 11, 2020

High Tech Innovation, Support and Individualised Care For Leading Edge Rehabilitation

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Ira Pastor, ideaXme life sciences ambassador, interviews Dr. Rachel Ramoni, Chief Research and Development Officer at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Ira Pastor Comments:

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) @U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides comprehensive healthcare services to military veterans at over 1,000 VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the US. It also provides several non-healthcare benefits including disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, education assistance, home loans, and life insurance; and provides burial and memorial benefits to eligible veterans and family members.

The VA serves over 9 million enrolled Veterans each year, employs over 377,000 people and has an annual budget of $200 billion.

Within the VA structure, the Office of Research & Development is focused on improving the lives of Veterans, and all Americans, through health care discovery and innovation including: basic, translational, clinical, health services, and rehabilitative research, and applies scientific knowledge to develop effective individualized care solutions.

Dr. Rachel Ramoni

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