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Department of Health and Human Services

Electronic Notice Option

At Social Security, we spend most of our time interviewing and working with the public. The most time consuming portion of our day is compiling and sending notices for documentation requests, close outs of leads, and other necessary activities. Members of the public should be given the option of receiving their notices and forms by email, especially when claims are submitted via internet. This would allow for faster processing... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Less paper waste via electronic alerts of chart orders

Electronically alert clerks about scheduling needs, rather than automatically printing orders.

At this VA medical center, any time an order (e.g., labs, clinic appt, xray) is entered in the electronic patient chart (GUI/CPRS) it is automatically printed. It prints near the staff who enter the appointments. The purpose is to alert clerks that an appt needs entered in the appt software (CPRS). Often it may only be a... more »

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Department of the Interior

Encourage the Use of Webcasts for Meetings to Cut Travel Costs

In many cases, meetings take place that involve different agencies or field offices. If we encourage the use of webcasting for meetings we would save tax money by cutting back on printing costs, fuel, and employee time. Meeting materials would be sent via email before the meeting or shown in a presentation during the webcast. This would save dollars on printing materials to hand out in meetings. Also, by meeting through... more »

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