Tag Archives: Veterans Affairs Department

VA Department Uses Olympics as Recruiting Outlet

With TV commercials airing during the Olympics and a $12.4 million ad campaign in English and Spanish, the Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to reach out to and recruit 105,000 new employees within the next two years, according to The Washington Post. According to VA Deputy Secretary W. Scott Gould, …

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Electronic Health Records Pilot Program in San Diego

In Southern California there are about 450 veterans that have been signed up to be “guinea pigs” to test how the VA Department can improve healthcare by using electronic health records. The project was done through the VA Department and Kaiser Permanente in San Diego. Back in November 2009, letters …

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VA Security Scholarship Program Delayed

The Veterans Affairs Department has delayed the security scholarship program until 2011. The program will reimburse many employees for the doctoral studies costs. It was first enacted in 2006, and is now a year away from completion. According to Federal Computer Week, it was first put into place because there …

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