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IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ inspector general said the agency initially underestimated the costs of physical infrastructure…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. The numbers suggest that social isolation, gun ownership and limited health care access may be factors behind the higher numbers. The Department of Veterans Affairs released data Sept. 15, on suicide by state. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA needs to staff up suicide prevention teams for greater effectiveness, GAO says

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(Josie Norris/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)Alex lays down on his owner Army Spc. Alec Alcoser as the pair reunite at Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Alcoser was a military dog handler who suffered a traumatic brain injury and his dog lost a leg after they were hit by the blast of a suicide bomber in Afghanistan Aug. 5. Currently, Alcoser is receiving care at the VA's polytrauma unit, while Alex is rehabilitating at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.(Josie Norris/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Suicide prevention — Taking veteran care from good to great

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Veterans Affairs, Justice IGs teaming up to take on health care fraud

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A new federal approach to AI may be on the horizon

In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House says it’s considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.

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In this Jan. 17, 2019 photo, a rose lies on one of the caskets as hundreds of people showed up to bury three Memphis veterans, Wesley Russell, 76, Arnold Klechka, 71, Charles Fox, 60, who died this past fall and whose remains were unclaimed in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

Group uses horse therapy to tackle veteran suicide

September is national suicide prevention month, and one program is showing promise for veterans.

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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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