With the creation of the Defense Health Agency, DoD has taken a step in changing the way it delivers care. DHA is the starting point for comprehensive enterprise-wide reform. It is a leading example for how DoD will seek to modernize and integrate its system of care -- creating a stronger, better and more resilient military health system for the future.
Technology makes it almost too easy to collect performance information. In fact, a major complaint in many government agencies is information overload. The real challenge is: how do you make sense out of it all?
Wells discusses how SSA is assessing and planning for the pending retirement wave. He describes some of the solutions to the retirement problem that SSA is considering, including workforce transition planning, succession planning, and new recruitment...
“For 40 years, DOT has been helping build highways, bridges, and overseeing the highways and seaways,
so one of our focus areas has been on engineers. But we want to attract all disciplines, from administrative
positions to IT, from HR to security, from safety to procurement.”
"... when you get the call in the middle of the night and everything is going the wrong way, it
[blogging] could in fact inform decision makers in real time with real information to make decisions
much quicker than a phone conference.”