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VA Garners Awards


Last updated 4/21/2020 at 10:05pm

VA Garners Awards

The Gears of Government Award is a program that recognizes individual federal employees and teams for performance and dedication to their agency mission. There are 29 agencies and councils in government, ranging from NASA to the Treasury Department.

The VA won 16 Awards this year. Here are a few of them:

* Patient safety was high on the list. Procedures were put into practice to prevent in-hospital pneumonia and the prescribing of unnecessary drugs to veterans. VA police now carry opioid-reversing medication should there be an overdose emergency. These two steps lowered V...

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