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.
Trying to improve mission delivery in a political mud bath just doesn’t work. That’s according to former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin.
Why does the Department of Veterans Affairs need Apple for mobile electronic health record, and why should Apple get a prescription cut?
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie described the development as one of the biggest IT contracts in federal government.
Former VA chief information officer Scott Blackburn, just one week after announcing his immediate resignation, says the agency’s ambitious move to the same electronic health record system as the Defense Defense Department is still moving forward, despite a shakeup in leadership.
The law intended to offer clarity for acting positions but has little enforcement mechanisms, the Project on Government Oversight’s policy associate said.
New acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said he wants VA employees to consider a different kind of customer service philosophy.
Bloomberg Government’s editorial director said several major issues will lawmakers upon their return.
The question of whether former VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired or resigned matters because of ambiguity in the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998.
Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said he moved intentionally fast to bring bold transformation to the department.