VA BPA Business Services Interagency Collaboration & Repository

Business Architecture Service (BA) is part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Health Information (OHI), Health Systems. BA’s mission is to enable the building of technology through fundamental support of VHA mission, vision, and goals by providing comprehensive architectural representation.

STOPSO is supporting efforts to assist as the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) seeks to mature its BA in three (3) key areas to best support the effective delivery of core healthcare services to the Nation’s Veterans, contribute to Federal health agency Information sharing, and support Presidential initiatives such as the DoD/VA integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR) and the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER). Specifically, STOPSO is working to extend and mature the VHA Business Architecture Service in the following three (3) critical areas:

  1. Business Architecture Repository (BAR) – Establish and mature a BAR capability that will help to ensure that VHA Business Architecture products are available in a form that benefits all key stakeholders including leadership, clinicians, administrators, and IT professionals.
  2. Inter-agency Architectural Collaboration (IAC) – Establish and mature an IAC capability that will help to ensure that teamwork on business IT solutions with DoD, other government agencies, and external partners, results in tangible benefits to VHA’s healthcare business.
  3. Business Service Architecture (BSA) – Establish and mature a BSA capability that will help to ensure that the benefits of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) are realized by the VHA’s healthcare business.

Contract Point of Contact:
8391 Old Courthouse Rd., Suite 300
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 703.942.8590
Fax: 703.942.8597