Anne Lord Bailey, PharmD, BCPS

Director for Clinical Tech Innovation and Innovation Ecosystem

Veterans Health Administration


Dr. Anne Lord Bailey is the Immersive Technology Lead for VHA’s Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning (OHIL). Dr. Bailey started her healthcare career as a pharmacy resident and then pharmacy practitioner for Western North Carolina VA Healthcare System in Asheville, NC, focused on Hepatitis C and innovative care models. In 2017, she began the Innovation Program at WNCVAHCS, and in 2020, she joined the VHAIE team to lead the implementation of emerging technology. In 2021,

Dr. Bailey became OHIL’s lead for Immersive Technology, establishing VA Immersive as a collaborative program across the office. She has worked with experts and thought leaders in government, academia, and industry, while co-leading the expansion of the VHA XR Network from the founding five facilities to over 160, engaging more than 1,700 VA employees. Recently, Dr. Bailey was awarded the 2022 G2Xchange Change Agent Award and, along with other OHIL Immersive Tech team members, the 2022 Service to the Citizen Award. In October 2022, she received the International Virtual Reality in Healthcare Association’s 2022 Hero Award for dedication to the growth of immersive technology in healthcare.



Anne is Speaking At

Examine the Role of AI, VR, and Advanced Technology to Enhance Patient Care and Rehabilitation

Wednesday, June 21

1:05 PM - 1:55 PM