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Department of Homeland Security

Eliminate the Compex Program

The Compex program has passengers sent to secondary to ensure that they comply with our rules and regulations. The passengers are sent to secondary based on a time system from primary. At least a thousand passengers are sent to secondary a day, because of this program. The reality is only a very small percentage of passengers sent to secondary under this program are found to be in violation of any laws or rules. The... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Place VSR with county offices (POA) to facilitate faster claims

Placing veterans service representatives (VSR) into the field one at every county office. The VSR would actually talk with the claimant clarifying all information he or she is submitting. Copy the file into virtual VA and notification can be verbally/written no waiting 30 days for VCAA response. Since the VA is going papperless this will provide faster service to the veteran and create the I Care system that the VA is... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Surgical Instrument sterilization wrap simplified

VA hospitals use an antiquated 2 step wrap for surgical instruments because their guidebook 7176 is old and requires it. New FDA Approved single step wrap keeps millions of sheets of this non-reusable wrap out of landfills. It cuts wrapping time in half and saves money. The VA should also allow and encourage the use of the Kimguard One Step or other approved equivalent since it encourages GEMS (going "green"). There is... more »

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