Summer 2013 Edition
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The Business of Government Magazine - Summer 2013 Edition
As we have seen from recent emergencies and disasters— including tornados, floods, an influenza pandemic, earthquakes, damage to a foreign nuclear plant, and a large oil spill—there is always an impact on the public’s health and medical care.
A Conversation with Nicole Lurie, M.D., MSPH, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery has a long and cherished tradition of serving and safeguarding the health of its service members and their families.
A Conversation with Vice Admiral Matthew Nathan, M.D., Surgeon General, U.S. Navy and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NASA continues to face significant operational changes, from retiring the shuttle program, to transitioning to the next-generation space transportation system for exploration beyond low-earth orbit, to the exploration of Mars.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, sits atop a vast array of data information and expertise that, if leveraged properly and applied innovatively, could transform health and health care delivery within this country.
Every day, all across the United States, the nation’s health and human service agencies touch millions of lives.
Turning Policy into Practice: Insights on Reshaping Public Human Services Delivery from Tracy Wareing, Executive Director, American Public Human Services Association
Given that government influences many facets of our lives, it is critical that we monitor how it performs and operates and use that information to shape and transform how it works.
Driving Federal Performance: Insights on Creating a Culture of Performance Improvement from Shelley Metzenbaum, former Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management at the Office of Management and Budget
All across America, small towns and large cities are facing the social realities of homelessness and the steady increase of and demand for homeless services.
Introduction: Perspectives on Ending Veteran Homelessness
Most everyone agrees that economies and societies around the world are going through historic structural changes, driven by a number of powerful forces including digital technologies and globalization.
How Can Government Move Into the 21st Century to Become Better, Faster, and Cheaper?
The Obama administration has challenged federal agencies to meaningfully engage the public to provide ideas, insights, and comments on new policies and existing services to make them more citizen-centric.
Using Game-Based Approaches to Engage Citizens and Deliver Public Services
Agencies are currently in the midst of revising their strategic and annual performance plans, as required by the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, to be presented to Congress in February 2014.
The New Federal Performance System: Implementing the GPRA Modernization Act