Veterans Affairs


USPS has only made $35 in revenue from banking pilot

In today’s Federal Newscast, a Postal Service banking pilot isn’t drawing many customers.

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VA launches automation pilot to process veteran disability claims faster

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VA pushes back second EHR deployment, citing delays in training from COVID-19

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Government Accountability Office finds policy lapses that hinder VA’s ability to respond to complaints

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A year after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, a woman carries flowers up the stairs into the Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Washington. Thursday marks the first anniversary of the Capitol insurrection, a violent attack that has fundamentally changed Congress and prompted widespread concerns about the future of American democracy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

It might be a new year, but the same old questions are occupying Congress

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/dusanpetkovic)Close up of hands typing on laptop. Night work concept.

Apprenticeships help St. Louis-area veterans find place in federal technology sector

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

McDonough warns of ‘deleterious’ impact of full-year continuing resolution on VA operations

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(Thomas Hatzenbuhler/AOC Photo Branch)The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is a time-honored tradition of more than 50 years. Once decorated, the tree will be lit from nightfall until 11:00 p.m. each evening through January 1, 2022.

Five (or so) things government’s gotta do next year

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With deployments ramping up next year, senators seek more transparency on VA EHR

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee introduced new legislation that would require regular reports from the Department of Veterans Affairs on the cost,…

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Veteran Affairs building near the White House in Washington, Feb. 14, 2018. An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

VA’s electronic health record system for scheduling patients requires training

The Office of Inspector General took a close look at the patient scheduling component VA installed last year at two locations. With highlights of what…

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VA resuming EHR deployments in March, restructuring management of massive project

The Department of Veterans Affairs will deploy its electronic health record to a second site in March, with another 10 go-lives tentatively planned for later in 2022, after it spent more than a year grappling with usability, productivity and other challenges from the initial launch.

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