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Department of Veterans Affairs

Personnel Reductions - VBA Held Hostage by Incompetent Employees

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VBA Central Office must step up to the plate and fire under-performers, END OF STORY.

VBA Central Office employees essentially have zero performance standards. I am 100% certain my office could perform BETTER with LESS THAN HALF the current number of employees on staff. Talk about cost savings!

How can GS-13 employees who are only responsible for "attending" a few meetings a week receive satisfactory performance... more »

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Adopt MANY of these suggestions

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Why not adopt MANY of these suggestions? Many of these are legitimate money-saving suggestions for the Federal Government.

 

I suggest adopting as many of these as possible to give the American Taxpayers the Federal Government that they expect and deserve.

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Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

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Patient have difficulty understanding, remembering, and following technical, confusing medication instructions, and so may miss, double up on, or otherwise miss-take medications. When patients fail to improve as expected, clinicians may unnecessarily increase, duplicate, or change medications. Resultant poor patient health and avoidable, prolonged, more complicated hospital admissions lead to poor health outcomes and... more »

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VA Hospital Encounters

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While working here at the VA, I am in charge of ensuring that the encounters for Patient billing are entered correctly for my department. Since taking over this task the number of errors being made by the staff in this department has drastically dropped because I created how to guides and done several different educational sessions with clinicians in our department. The VA has a vast problem with these encounters and... more »

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