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VA’s EHR decision and the future of government

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 - 13:47
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Guest Blogger: Lisa Mascolo, Managing Director of U.S. Public Service at IBM Global Business Services. There is a lot to like in Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s recent decision to combine forces with the Defense Department to establish modernized electronic health records (EHRs) for our nation’s veterans. Hopefully, that path goes beyond being the start of better service for those who have served America so well and so ably through personal sacrifice.

Weekly Roundup: June 19 - 23, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 - 11:30
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup: June 5 - 9, 2017

Monday, June 12th, 2017 - 13:57
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup: May 29 – June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017 - 11:01
John Kamensky Risk & Reform. In an op-ed for Government Executive, Linda Miller writes: “Making decisions about which programs to eliminate or how to restructure the organizational functions of an agency is a challenge. It’s even more difficult when an agency lacks adequate information on either performance or risk or a mechanism with which to analyze it.”

Creating IT Start-Ups in Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 9:13
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.

Weekly Roundup May 19, 2017

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - 9:26
Michael J. Keegan   $500M IT modernization bill passes House. The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote, but the Senate outlook is less certain.

Baligh Yehia

Monday, May 8th, 2017 - 10:05
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What is the mission of VA’s Office of Community Care? How is VA enhancing how it provides Community Care? What can VA do better? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions & more with Baligh Yehia, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Mon, 05/08/2017
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What is the mission of VA’s Office of Community Care? How is VA enhancing how it provides Community Care? What can VA do better? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions & more with Baligh Yehia, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Baligh Yehia

Monday, May 8th, 2017 - 10:04
Dr. Baligh Yehia is the Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the nation’s largest integrated health care system caring for over 8.5 million Veterans at 1,700+ sites across the country. As Chief Executive of VA Community Care, Dr. Yehia leads VA in its transformational journey to provide Veterans with easy access to personalized care from a robust network of federal and private providers. Committed to improving the patient experience, Dr.

Treating the Invisible Wounds of War

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 - 10:01
Today, we are more likely to talk about PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and related mental health issues such as alcohol and substance use as they are recognized medical conditions with effective treatments available. Since September 11, 2001, more than 2.69 million troops have returned from deployments to Iraq or Afghanistan.

Profile in Leadership: Dr. David Shulkin

Friday, March 24th, 2017 - 9:10
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Profile in Leadership: Who is Dr. David Shulkin? What is his leadership philosophy? What can we learn about him from his time leading the Veterans Health Administration? Join us for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour – A Profile in Leadership as he explores these questions and more.
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Mon, 05/29/2017
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Profile in Leadership: Who is Dr. David Shulkin? What is his leadership philosophy? What can we learn about him from his time leading the Veterans Health Administration? Join host Michael Keegan next week for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour – A Profile in Leadership as he explores these questions and more.