Department of Veterans' Affairs

Ethics in program evaluation

Ethics, as it applies to any research involving humans, cannot be ignored by public servants running policy and program evaluations. But if the slow process of going through an ethics committee can be avoided, perhaps it should be. Read More

Doctor’s orders: agencies asked to ‘keep it simple’

Standard Business Reporting cut red tape for businesses, now medical practitioners are asking benefits agencies to offer the same in their medical forms. The time GPs spend on bureaucracy could instead be spent providing essential medical care, and agencies could get a boost in the efficiency of their programs. Read More