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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

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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Social Security Administration

Convert to a 9 hour 4 day work week

Have all Federal, state and local agencies including schools should convert to a 9 hour, four day work week and everyone has Friday’s off. This benefits, the environment, the worker and the government. It worked in Utah.
Reasons:
everyone will conserve oil on transportation to& from work and on government vehicles,
less traffic and potential accidents,
road and vehicle maintenance would be reduced,
reduce pollutants... more »

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Department of the Interior

Change standard workweek: Mon-Thu 9 hrs, Fri 4 hrs telecommute

This has many advantages:
- Saves fuel and oil
- Reduces carbon
- Improves environment
- Standardizes day everyone telecommutes so we can actually get things done the other 4 days
- Maximizes vacation use for long weekend, thus improving employee morale and benefits with no increases in costs to government
- Reduces liability and enforcement of telecommuting policy and abuse because only one day and 4 hours are spent... more »

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