Dr. David Shulkin, the undersecretary for health at VA, says the agency needs better integration with private sector medical providers in order to “re-engineer” the way veterans access treatment.
The VA bought a generic medicine from a company selling New Jersey-made tablets containing an active ingredient from India.
A new report from Sen. McCaskill’s office says the Trump administration’s 2019 budget would cut five Inspectors General office’s budgets and give nine IG offices less than what they requested.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
Local American Federation of Government Employees representatives at the Veterans Affairs Department say the agency has inconsistently implemented the president’s executive order on official time.
New House Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization Subcommittee Chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.) offered a preview of his oversight plans for VA’s electronic health record initiative.
For this month’s show, Cyber Chat’s host Sean Kelley sat down with a reflective Scott Blackburn. Blackburn served in many capacities while at the Veterans Affairs Department.
A series of scattered data gathering systems doesn’t help, while the Veterans Affairs Department is inconsistent in how it deals with miscreant employees, especially senior people.
In today’s Federal Newscast, new analysis shows significant regulatory activity has fallen 74 percent since the new team took office.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Veterans Affairs field examiner was hoping to steal nearly $700,000 from a disabled veteran.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service says millenials received significantly less mail in 2017 than the year before. Meanwhile Mitch McConnell said he has no plans to shut down the government over President Trump’s push for border wall funds.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a newly passed House bill would reform the way the Veterans Affairs Department hires human resources people.
An experienced government hand takes over Veterans Affairs and its raft of troubles.
Preparations for a new appeals process at the Veterans Benefits Administration are two-thirds of the way complete, but IT upgrades have fallen behind.
Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more details for more on Congress’ dealings this week.