Veterans Health Administration

(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

VA secretary admits ‘massive mistakes’ over improper executive bonuses, rejects calls for firings

VA Secretary Denis McDonough says a “series of massive mistakes” led to his department approving nearly $11 million in bonuses to ineligible career…

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Veterans Affairs could improve how it assesses patients when they leave its hospitals

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VA paid nearly $11M in bonuses to ineligible executives, watchdog finds

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VA bonuses, Veterans Homeless Grants

VA reviewing 4,000 positions at risk of pay downgrade

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Veterans Health Administration wins big award for surgical safety program

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VA looks to cut 10,000 positions from health care workforce, but seeks bigger budget in 2025

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OMB looks to hire more evaluation experts across government in FY 2025 budget plan

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McDonough says ‘tighter fiscal picture’ at VA requires careful planning to continue health care hiring

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VHA tells leaders to rescind job offers only as a ‘last resort’ to manage size of health care workforce

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FILE Registered pharmacist Sapana Patel, loads a syringe with Monkeypox vaccine at a Pop-Up Monkeypox vaccination site on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in West Hollywood, Calif. Spain is struggling to curtail Europe's leading monkeypox outbreak since the disease spread beyond Africa. The southern European nation counts over 4,500 cases and two men have died from the disease. Authorities and groups in the LGBTQ community are honing their campaigns to get vaccines to the most needy members of the most affected demographic so far. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Bloody syringes in VA hospital laundry bins inject ‘better staff training’ into GAO recommendations

VA is taking steps to protect laundry staff at its hospitals, after an investigation found needles containing blood and other substances in laundry bins…

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Special salary rate gives VHA ‘more robust,’ longer-term tools to hire and keep HR staff

A Special Salary Rate at the Veterans Health Administration gives the agency long-term tools to compete for in-demand HR professionals.

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VA seeks to manage size of its health care workforce, keeps growing benefits staffing

VA officials say the department this year is focused on increasing veteran access to VA care using mostly the health care workforce it already has, “rather than on nationwide growth in total employees.”

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