“Trying to improve mission delivery in a political mud bath just doesn’t work. That’s according to former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin. As his new book, “It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Serve Your Country,” details, public service can be a challenge. Federal Drive with Tom Temin talked to him about a range of matters, including the decision to scrap the decades-old VistA electronic records system; and how, after a career in medicine and hospital administration, he joined the department as undersecretary for health during the Obama administration…” Listen to the podcast here.
Source: Former VA secretary Shulkin talks new book, career and his thoughts on public service – December 3, 2019. Federal News Network.