Rob Leahy joins NASA Goddard as its new CIO after spending the last 17 months at the IRS.
At least 40% of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs could be absent at any one time during a severe coronavirus outbreak, the agency estimated. VA’s inspector general and employee unions have also expressed concerns with staffing and supply shortages.
Just as VBA was getting its backlog under control and ramping up a whole new congressionally-mandated benefit program, along came the coronavirus.
Tele-everything has taken on supreme importance as the nation battles the coronavirus, and telemedicine might be among the most powerful tools for the VA.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management granting agencies new authorities to help in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Office of Personnel Management gave the Department of Veterans Affairs an authority needed to quickly rehire former medical professionals for VA’s coronavirus response efforts. These reemployed annuitants can work full time and receive a full salary and their retirement checks.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.
When Congress decreed that certain Vietnam War Navy veterans could get help for exposure to Agent Orange, the Department of Veterans Affairs had a challenge.
The whole premise of the MISSION Act, to provide veterans with healthcare services that are outside of the system, won’t work if providers don’t get paid.
The Office of Personnel Management instructed agencies to ensure their employees are “telework capable,” amid growing concerns over the coronavirus. Telework-eligible Air Force employees at the Pentagon will conduct a “capacity test” Friday to ensure they’re equipped to work remotely.
Shelby Oakley, director of the VA procurement portfolio at the GAO, tells us why they say the agency needs to get a better handle of its schedule contracts.
Jon Williams explains why the VA should instead focus its resources on increasing staff and modernizing its information technology capabilities.
Veterans Affairs last fall launched a new office with the goal of establishing the department as a leader in the use of artificial intelligence
Development challenges were behind the decision to delay the rollout of an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at the first site, the Department of Veterans Affairs told members of Congress.