Ballard Partners has signed on to represent UpToDate Inc., online clinical decision support provider.

The firm will educate the executive branch about the importance of online medical information to the Veterans Affairs Library Network.

VALNET is the largest healthcare library network in the US.

Its staff supplies information, research and education to enhance the quality of care in the VA health system.

Brian Ballard handles the work along with former Republican Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida.

Miller chaired the House Veterans Affairs Committee for three terms and served on the Armed Services Committee.

He helped draw up Donald Trump’s talking points in 2016 to reform the VA.

UpToDate is owned by Wolters Kluwer, which is based in the Netherlands.