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Department of Health and Human Services

Anemia Awareness: Increase the Efficiency & Quality of Work

Heightened awareness of anemia will empower federal employees with this condition to seek and receive appropriate treatment; this, in turn, will improve the efficiency and quality of their work.

It stands to reason that fatigued workers are not as productive or efficient as they could be.
Fatigue is the most common symptom of anemia, which is a condition where the blood lacks sufficient red blood cells or the red... more »

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Purchase equipment that will last

We get "new" equipment that wears out within one year and needs to be replaced constantly. If a cost analysis were done, it would be better to get a more expesive, but better quality printer/copier/fax/etc. than a less expensive but lesser quality one. The better quality one will outlast the "cheap" one and will likely save money over time.

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Department of Defense

Develop an Open Standard Electronic Health Record for DOD and VA

The importance of Open Standard technology is a critical need for improved sharing and exchange of service-member health information and data between the Department of Defense - Health Affairs and the Department of Veterans Administration community of interest (COI) as indicated in Section 1635 of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, 2008). A community of interest is a collaborative group of users that must... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Education

Maybe if we made more of a commitment such as; funding, programs, research, improvement/quality, dedication, out reach, promoting, rewarding, sponsored competitions, awards, etc, we might be able to get some smart kids to become smart adults and fix some of these issues we have now.

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Department of Defense

Deployment Gear Shift

Far too many military members are sent on deployments with inadequate gear. Far too many people volunteer to be deployment managers and have NO experience with the equipment they order or even know how to use it. The programs need people who are familiar with current needs, know the good/bad of the gear and are ordering the best equipment at the lowest price. We have troops being sent overseas with old m16 magazines that... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

SAVE AWARD implemented and administered at the Department level

Each department would be responsible for implementing an electronic “suggestion box” for their employees.

If employees can see and submit ideas online at their department web site throughout the year it would result in two positive developments: employees would contribute their ideas more often, and management of that department would less likely dismiss the suggestions of their employees.

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Department of Homeland Security

Allow Employee Teams to Submit Ideas…

Allow Employee Teams to Submit Idea.

Similar to employees pooling their dollars to buy a lottery ticket, employees could unleash the potentiality and the dynamic energy of the brain power of a group to generate viable ideas to: improving the quality of output at lower costs, simplifying processes to reduce administrative burden, or improving the speed of government operations to improve efficiency.

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Department of Homeland Security

Pay the SAVE Award Winner a percentage of the savings...

Pay the winner of the SAVE Award contest a percentage of the savings that their idea generates in improving the quality of government output at lower costs or efficiency.

This financial incentive would launch the potentiality and the dynamic energy of the brain power of more than 2-million federal employees located around the world.

What should be the amount of the financial incentive for an individual winner or group... more »

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