Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:34
Risk is unavoidable in carrying out an organization’s objectives. Whether government agencies or private sector hospitals the work they do -- providing services to people -- is always surrounded by uncertainty. While organizations cannot respond to all risks, one of the most salient lessons from past crises and negative reputational incidents is that both public and private sector organizations would benefit from establishing or reviewing and strengthening their risk management practices.
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:27
The U.S. Coast Guard offers a unique and enduring value to the country. It serves on the front line for a nation whose economic prosperity and national security are inextricably linked to vast maritime interests. The 21st century Coast Guard operates in a complex and ever changing environment. Increasing demands across the maritime domain require near-term agility while strategically investing finite resources for tomorrow. As a unique force with both military and civil authorities, the Coast Guard and its missions touch nearly every facet of the nation’s expansive maritime domain.
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:57
Michael J. Keegan
Obama weighs in on VA Commission’s health care suggestions. The Obama administration said it agreed with most of the VA Commission on Care’s recommendations to improve veterans health care, adding that the department had started efforts to implement many of them already. President Barack Obama said he disagreed with three of the 18 suggestions.
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Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:18
The U.S. continues to face a diverse array of traditional and asymmetric threats to its security. Seemingly isolated events can have serious consequences thousands of miles away. The US border is a nexus to a continuum of activities that impact our national security and prosperity – having a safe and secure border is critical!
Submitted by rthomas on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:55
In an increasingly interconnected and networked world, information possesses such significant power that it can no longer be viewed simply as an enabler to meeting one’s mission. Whether in business or defending the nation, information can act as a serious differentiator for those who leverage it and use it to their competitive advantage. The U.S.
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:54
NASA leads the nation on a great journey of discovery, seeking new knowledge and understanding of our Earth, sun, solar system, and the universe— out to its farthest reaches and back to its earliest moments of existence.
To do this, it invests on the order of $3 billion annually in fundamental and applied research and technology development across a broad range of topics, including space and earth sciences, life and physical sciences, human health, aeronautics, and technology.