Dr. David Shulkin, the undersecretary for health at VA, says the agency needs better integration with private sector medical providers in order to “re-engineer” the way veterans access treatment.
Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office will be a single point of accountability for EHR modernization, the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs said. But lawmakers are skeptical.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup has analogs in the world of federal management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, funding to support the Interior Department’s plans to reorganize its bureaus and management functions into 12 unified regions across the country is absent from the House 20-20 appropriations bill.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers say they’re “deeply concerned” by a series of new bargaining proposals from the Department of Veterans Affairs and urged VA to negotiate in good faith with the American Federation of Government Employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an arbitrator finds the Veterans Affairs Department should take down a public record of employee firings and other punishments from its website.
To help ease the administrative burden on Border Patrol agents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is creating a new position for handling the processing of border apprehensions.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is confident it’s ready to implement a major piece of the VA MISSION Act by the June 6 deadline. But another part of the new law isn’t close to being ready, and there’s a familiar culprit behind the delays.
For law enforcement officers, good mental health is just as important as physical health, though it seldom gets the same attention.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget is expressing its displeasure with the early versions of appropriations bills coming out of the House committee.
Hearing loss is the most common disability from military service and treating it is expensive, but newly designed custom earplugs are providing some relief.
The House passed nine bills covering a variety of matters from suicide prevention to education offered up by the Veterans Affairs Committee.
Engineers have long had tools such as computer-aided design and a lot of vendors provide CAD modeling software. But ARPA-E is going beyond that.
With looming Metro station closures this summer, OPM is recommending federal agencies adjust their teleworking policies to accommodate disruptions to employees commutes.
One of the study’s directors, Dr. Charles Marmar of New York University, discussed his breakthrough research on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.