After spending three years as Undersecretary for Veterans Benefits during the Trump administration, Paul Lawrence has learned a few lessons.
VHA's Innovation Ecosystem has teamed up with a vendor called Wellovate to develop immersion therapies for patients.
In today's Federal Newscast, The Pentagon is spelling out what will happen to civilian employees who do not want to get vaccinated.
The department is still digging through the data, but Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he's seeing a "bigger number" of employee accommodation requests for the COVID-19 vaccine mandate than they received for last year's annual flu shot policy.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has spent more of its contracting budget on small businesses in recent years, but those dollars are going to a shrinking pool of companies.
Recent veterans encountering transition to civilian life often face uncertainty, self doubt, sometimes serious. And some of those returning from Afghanistan after the abrupt U.S. withdrawal might find the transition extra difficult.
Employees and contractors are entering uncharted territory with the new federal vaccine mandate, bringing anxiety to some who wonder whether it'll prompt firings, retirements and departures for the resistant.
This discussion with Dave Catanoso, the director of Enterprise Cloud Solutions at the Department of Veterans Affairs, is part of Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange.
VA has a model for staffing. But the VA Office of Inspector General finds the model somehow fails to translate into a clear picture of staffing requirements.
About 72% of the Veterans Health Administration workforce is fully or partially vaccinated, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told reporters Wednesday. Those employees who fail to comply will be subject to progressive discipline, which their supervisors will apply.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it's administered first doses to approximately 9,000 additional employees since it announced its vaccine mandate for health care workers last month.
Michael Murray, founder and CEO of Scope Security, joined host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss health care cybersecurity and why some devices in hospitals can be vectors for ransomware attacks.
The Department of Veterans Affairs anticipates it will develop an enterprise wide staffing model for direct patient care positions by 2022, with the goal of validating it by 2024. Without one, auditors said VA lacks a clear picture of its workforce needs.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among America’s veterans population. An estimated 500,000 veterans are living with a prostate cancer diagnosis today. So it makes sense that the Veterans Health Administration would make prostate cancer research a priority.