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Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook: Air Force budget cuts, military readiness, DoD mobility

Inside the DoD's Reporter's Notebook is biweekly feature focused on news about the Defense Department and defense community as gathered by Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu. Submit your ideas, suggestions and news tips to Jared via email.

Tags: Inside the DoD Reporter , Jared Serbu , DoD , Air Force , Samuel Cox , A-10 , House , NDAA , House Armed Services Committee , Android , mobile , technology , Veterans Affairs , Eric Shinseki ,

Monday - 05/19/2014, 03:15am EDT

VA undersecretary Petzel resigns in wake of health scandal

One day after Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee about allegations of mismanagement at some VA health facilities, Dr. Robert Petzel stepped down as VA's undersecretary for health. Earlier in the month, the White House tapped Dr. Jeffrey Murawsky to be Petzel's replacement.

Tags: Eric Shinseki , VA , Veterans Affairs , Congress , Jeffrey Murawsky , people , Michael OConnell

Friday - 05/16/2014, 02:57pm EDT

American Legion calls for VA Secretary, two others to resign

The organization says a series of whistleblowers and investigative reports show a "pattern of bureaucratic incompetence and failed leadership" among VA senior leaders. This is the first time in more than 30 years the American Legion has called for the removal of a public official.

Tags: management , American Legion , Daniel Delinger , VA , Eric Shinseki , Allison Hickey , oversight , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Congress , Jackie Walorski , Jason Miller

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:51pm EDT

VA counting on telemedicine to improve, expand care to vets

At a recent health IT demonstration, the Veterans Affairs Department showcased nine different technologies that it hopes will change how it delivers health care. The agency is testing medical mobile apps on iPads with 1,000 severely injured veterans.

Tags: technology , Veterans Affairs , Bernie Sanders , Heidi Martin , Shawn Hardenbrook , health IT , telemedicine , mobile computing , iPad , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/02/2013, 06:15am EDT
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VA using hospital data to improve service

When compared to private sector plans, VA's findings showed higher quality marks for VA health care. We learn about the data used to come to that conclusion from the VA's Dr. Robert Petzel.

Tags: Federal Drive , VA , technology , health care , database , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 09:41am EST
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