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VA embraces AI to improve radiology screening

Following on the heels of a successful pilot that brought artificial intelligence to bear on radiology diagnoses, the Department of Veterans Affairs is…

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SBA takes over certifying vet-owned small business from VA as part of CX overhaul

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5 years later, MSPB releases results of federal sexual harassment study

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Biden administration outlines how agencies can measure progress toward PMA goals

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VA expects new pay model for federal IT workforce will help it fill 1,000 positions

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

2 former VA employees plead guilty to embezzling nearly $3 million from the agency

In today’s Federal Newscast: Two former VA employees are likely headed to federal prison for their $3 million scheme. A lead cyber agency is on the hunt…

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AFGE files grievance over VA facilities limiting time off for employees to vote

The largest federal employee union is claiming several Veterans Affairs Department facilities unfairly limited or denied administrative leave to employees…

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FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA hiring to ‘maximum capacity’ to assist vets seeking PACT Act benefits

The Veterans Benefits Administration is looking to bring several thousand hires onboard to “maximize its capacity”, as it prepares to implement legislation that will make millions of new veterans eligible for VA health care and benefits.

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