House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) said the legislation he recently introduced that sets up a BRAC-style commission to review medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department marks the beginning of a long conversation on the topic.
On this episode of CyberChat, host Sean Kelley, former chief information security officer at the Environmental Protection Agency and deputy chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department, addresses medical device cybersecurity.
A new House bill is named for a VA whistleblower who committed suicide. Another would give bonuses to employees who expose waste.
As Congress will soon resume debates over the future of the Veterans Choice Program, the American Federation of Government Employees is urging lawmakers to consider consequences of privatization.
The Veterans Affairs Department indicated more key announcements are coming soon about the next steps for its major electronic health record project.
The Veterans Affairs Department said it’s having trouble meeting its hiring goal of 1,000 new mental health professionals by the end of the year.
Both the Veterans Affairs and Interior Departments are moving federal employees out of Washington, D.C., and into consolidated regional offices.
The Veterans Affairs Department fires its D.C. medical center director, Brian Hawkins. This is the second time the department has attempted to fire Hawkins for “ineffective leadership.”
The president might call it “reorganization.” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin might call it “modernization.” But the general principles are the same.
Veterans made up slightly more of the federal workforce in fiscal 2016 compared to previous years, but agencies overall hired fewer new veterans to fill government jobs.
Lack of updated deceased records at VA shows billions in improper payments to deceased veterans, according to SSA IG
Surveys and feedback are a key part of the Veterans Affairs Department’s customer experience strategy and its plan to expand telehealth services.
The Homeland Security Department isn’t the only agency working on rescue and response to Hurricane Harvey. Other agencies are doing their part to help impacted victims in Texas in Louisiana.
The Veterans Affairs Department is mapping out touch points where veterans might interact with the department and collecting feedback from veterans.