Moving Money Across Agencies | CBP Cloud | VR at VA


The Federal Government is getting better at moving money from one agency to another. But it still has work to do in a number of money management areas. Dawn Simpson, Director of Financial Management and Assurance at the Government Accountability Office, explains what those issues are, and how to fix them.

Customs and Border Protection has a 70% goal to hit by the end of this month. That’s the percentage of its applications it has targeted to be in the cloud by the end of fiscal 2023. On the newest edition of Fed Gov Today TV, Sonny Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer at CBP, tells me about the progress he’s making toward that goal.

More than 160 medical centers and clinics in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system are using virtual and augmented reality to treat a wide range of conditions. The treatments are helping veterans with both physical and mental health challenges. Anne Lord Bailey is Director of Clinical Tech Innovation and Immersive Technology Lead, and Caitlin Rawlins is Deputy Director for Clinical Tech Innovation and Extended Reality Network Lead, at the Veterans Health Administration at VA. They and their team are finalists for a Service To America Medal in the Science, Technology, and Environment category. They tell me how they discovered these solutions, how they work, and what’s ahead for virtual and augmented reality in health care.


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