Mark Takano

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VA’s struggling supply chain modernization initiative is under review

Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support failed to meet more than 40% of the needs staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ first implementation…

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Congress fears VA is ‘moving on’ amid persistent EHR challenges, low employee morale at initial go-live site

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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

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Congress wants more ‘walk,’ less ‘talk’ on diversity and inclusion efforts at VA

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Veteran Affairs building near the White House in Washington, Feb. 14, 2018. An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

House Reps want sexual harassment reporting mechanism for veterans at VA facilities

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VA moving too slowly to address sexual harassment failures within its workforce, Congress says

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California Democrat Mark Takano is chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee

Bill in Congress would allow those suspected of crimes to find what algorithms are being used against them

Forensic algorithms have become a routine tool for federal law enforcement agencies. The Government Accountability Office finds the algorithms are used…

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Robert Wilkie

No new timeline for VA EHR rollout after coronavirus forces another pause

The Department of Veterans Affairs was on track to roll out an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at its first site in Spokane, Washington,…

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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.

VA projects high levels of employee absenteeism as coronavirus response ramps up

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.

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