Contrary to what some may think, the Federal Circuit did not invalidate the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act and it did not permit administrative judges to mitigate discipline imposed on VA employees.
In two separate reports, VA’s inspector general describes opportunities the department missed to learn from DoD’s rocky EHR rollout in the Pacific Northwest.
Veterans who received emergency medical treatment at non-VA facilities recently achieved a victory in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Close to 1,900 employees at the Veterans Health Administration have been diagnosed with coronavirus, and 20 have died from complications, the department said Wednesday.
Fourteen employees at the Veterans Health Administration have died due to complications from coronavirus, the department said Wednesday.
Enforced isolation of the pandemic has made a lot of people a bit lonelier. For veterans already at risk of suicide, the situation deepens the threat.
Agencies are offering short-term details and temporary assignments to current federal employees who are interesting in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
The Department of Veterans Affairs was on track to roll out an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at its first site in Spokane, Washington, in July. But the coronavirus pandemic has paused those plans indefinitely.
In today’s Federal Newscast, coronavirus cases among federal employees are piling up across the country.
The Department of Veterans Affairs flatly disputed claims the American Federation of Government Employees made in an unsafe work complaint to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Office of Personnel Management has given the Department of Veterans Affairs authority to rehire retired federal medical professionals.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Supreme Court ruling finds federal employees have a lower bar to prove age discrimination in personnel actions, compared with the private sector.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three federal agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in using 3D printing technology to build devices and objects used to treat coronavirus.
Rob Leahy joins NASA Goddard as its new CIO after spending the last 17 months at the IRS.