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VA exec at center of FedBid procurement scandal retires

Susan Taylor, the Veterans Health Administration deputy chief procurement officer, resigned and retired Oct. 14. She sent an email to staff announcing her decision as VA had started the process to fire her.

Tags: Susan Taylor , Veterans Affairs , management , oversight , acquisition , House Veterans Affairs Committee , FedBid , Jason Miller , In Depth

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 05:53pm EDT
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New, standardized VA forms aim to speed up disability claims process

The Department of Veterans Affairs is set to introduce new, standardized disability claims forms to help streamline the claims process. The goal is to make it easier for veterans and their survivors to clearly state their claims and also provide necessary documentation.

Tags: pay and benefits , Veteran Affairs , disability claims , veterans , Jared Serbu , Allison Hickey

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 03:30pm EDT

VA scheduling investigation finds misconduct in dozens of facilities

During an ongoing Veterans Affairs inspector general investigation, more than a dozen VA officials lied to investigators. Given what officials have learned so far, the practices that raised alarms in Phoenix are pervasive throughout the Veterans Health Administration.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Congress , management , oversight , Richard Griffin , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 04:52am EDT
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New VA secretary promises flatter, more open organization

Robert McDonald, the new secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department, says the biggest thing he's learned over his first seven weeks on the job is that the organization he leads is too hierarchical and too insular. He's promising to build a "flatter" VA that encourages dissent.

Tags: VA , management , oversight , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 03:56am EDT
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Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook: DoD still slow to share medical records; New hiring initiative at VA; DISA's $12B IT contract

In this week's edition of Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook, Jared Serbu examines news and buzz in the Defense community that you might have missed including: DoD-VA medical record sharing still too slow; VA kicks off new drive to hire docs; DISA plans follow-on to Encore II contract

Tags: Inside the DoD Reporter , DoD , DISA , Veterans Affairs , VA , inspector general , contracting , technology , Jennifer Carter , oversight , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/29/2014, 06:47pm EDT

VA to start accepting bids for new patient scheduling system

VA, which has been eyeing a replacement for its scheduling system long before the current scandal, plans to issue a final request for proposals by the end of next month and make an award by the end of the year.

Tags: VA , Veterans Affairs Department , technology , VistA , Stephen Warren , Jared Serbu , health IT

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:18pm EDT

VA referrals to private doctors on rise

Tags: Veterans Affairs , oversight

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:06am EDT
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