Chances are, you know whether your kids have gotten the recommended vaccine shots. But have you? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying all sorts of things to increase adult immunizations. Carolyn Bridges offers her insight on the agency’s strategy. She is the associate director of adult immunizations.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s simple idea of making water pollution data easier to understand garners a major innovation award. EPA won the “shark tank” competition against seven other finalists at the ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation Forum yesterday.
Doug Norton is the EPA program manager for How’s My Waterway. He tells Executive Editor Jason Miller about the project and why it beat out seven other innovative programs.
For the first time, claims processors at the Veteran Affairs Department can get medical records from the Defense Department on demand. That should save time deciding the cases of recently separated service members. Federal News Radio’s DoD reporter, Jared Serbu, has more.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.