Neil Evans, M.D., Says VHA's "Present and Future Are Bright"

A VHA expert discusses how the health system leverages data and technology.

Neil Evans, M.D., is an internist and the chief officer of connected care at Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the largest integrated healthcare system in the U.S. VHA provides care at 1,255 healthcare facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites, and serves 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

Chief Healthcare Executive™ had the opportunity to speak to Evans about VHA's use of health technology, big data, wait times, and dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues.