The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs postponed purchases of cardiac monitors, radiological equipment and pain-medication pumps for patients last year. It didn’t replace old surgical tools, oxygen-delivery systems or deteriorating operating-room stretchers.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has rejected almost two-thirds of veterans seeking special contracts, snubbing some of them because they live in community property states or did emergency work in Haiti.
DMS Pharmaceutical Group Inc. lost a challenge to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs decision to exclude small businesses from a drug supply contract valued at as much as $32 billion, according to a decision announced yesterday.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring security systems that would permit employees to use as many as 100,000 mobile devices, including Apple Inc.’s iPad and phones using Google Inc.’s Android, without endangering the privacy of sensitive information.