VA has a model for staffing. But the VA Office of Inspector General finds the model somehow fails to translate into a clear picture of staffing requirements.
About 72% of the Veterans Health Administration workforce is fully or partially vaccinated, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told reporters Wednesday. Those employees who fail to comply will be subject to progressive discipline, which their supervisors will apply.
The VA Home Loan program announced it would expand services to help homeowners facing foreclosure due to the pandemic, and also to help those looking to buy as many areas are facing a limited housing stock.
With a short-term continuing resolution nearly inevitable to start the upcoming fiscal year, the White House submitted a lengthy list of budget anomalies it believes Congress should include in a temporary stop-gap funding bill.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it's administered first doses to approximately 9,000 additional employees since it announced its vaccine mandate for health care workers last month.
FEMA, State and Air Force bring on new technology executives to key cyber and innovation roles.
Members of Congress include fewer veterans than in past decades, but the ones now in office have been vocal about the situation in Afghanistan.
In 2017, Congress created a new system for veterans to appeal their disability claims. VBA's Mary Frances Matthews was put in charge of speeding those claims along, and by all accounts, she was wildly successful.
Michael Murray, founder and CEO of Scope Security, joined host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss health care cybersecurity and why some devices in hospitals can be vectors for ransomware attacks.
The Department of Veterans Affairs anticipates it will develop an enterprise wide staffing model for direct patient care positions by 2022, with the goal of validating it by 2024. Without one, auditors said VA lacks a clear picture of its workforce needs.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among America’s veterans population. An estimated 500,000 veterans are living with a prostate cancer diagnosis today. So it makes sense that the Veterans Health Administration would make prostate cancer research a priority.
For analysis, Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with senior fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University Will Rinehart.
Two key court rulings find VA employees need to be treated the same as other federal workers when it comes to discipline and firing.
By any measure, the federal market for information technology is enormous -- close to 8% of the discretionary budget.