Showing 4 ideas for tag "save on healthcare"

Department of Commerce

Stop Hiring Contractors to Provide Flu Shots

Contractors provide flu shots to feds at a cost to the government and at a cost to the employee. Instead, provide feds with a coupon or other discount to get the shots at the nearby CVS/Walgreens. This would save money to the government by not having to pay the contracting company and would save money to the employee since often the shots at CVS/Walgreens are cheaper than offered through the contractor.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Casual approach to infection prevention

This is a proposal of a dress code for caregivers in government healthcare that is designed to reduce infection risk, and therefore the cost of treating infections acquired in the healthcare environment. No ties, no white coats or sport coats, no artificial nails, no hanging loose sleeves, no wearing scrub suits that are worn at home or outside of OR and procedure areas into the OR or procedure area. Supply clean hospital... more »

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Department of Justice

Eliminate Elective Surgeries for Inmates

I have worked in the prison system for over 10 years and I have to question why we spend hundreds of thousands of dollars performing elective surgeries on inmates that have lived with their conditions for years. We could eliminate millions of dollars and cut significant government spending by screening inmates on their initial incarceration and documenting their existing medical conditions. Why is the government responsible... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Health makeover for federal employees

Create incentives for employee's to exercise regularly and set health guidelines based on current nutrition recommendations for cafeterias for all federal buildings. We have to lead by example in fitness and nutrition for the rest of the nation and employees will be more productive, satisfied, healthy, energetic and take less sick time.

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