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VA marking milestone with initial EHR rollout, but long-term road ahead still unclear

Veterans Affairs is going live with an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at its first site. The rollout is an achievement after years…

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New federal paid parental leave benefits will be ready without delay, OPM says

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Phil Roe

Tennessee Republican US Rep. Phil Roe says he will retire

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VA to more strategically target recruitment, retention incentives to address 49,000 vacancies

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Air Force now requiring ‘private’ spaces for nursing moms

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Air Force orders all of its facilities to designate secure, comfortable spaces for nursing mothers.

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Associated-PressIT modernization

Five years after Phoenix scandal, VA wait times still under scrutiny

Five years after the 2014 scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs’s medical center in Phoenix, Arizona, and patient wait times at the agency are…

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Associated-PressIT modernization

MISSION Act’s new community care program ready for prime time, VA says

The Department of Veterans Affairs is confident it’s ready to implement a major piece of the VA MISSION Act by the June 6 deadline. But another part of the new law isn’t close to being ready, and there’s a familiar culprit behind the delays.

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