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Federal Health Care: Increased Information System Sharing Could Improve Service, Reduce Costs
IMTEC-93-33BR: Published: Jun 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared automated health information systems in use at the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS), focusing on: (1) functions common to the three systems; (2) the amount of information sharing between the three agencies; and (3) facilitators and barriers to information sharing.GAO found that: (1) although...
Military Bases: Letters and Requests Received on Proposed Closures and Realignments
NSIAD-93-173S: Published: May 25, 1993. Publicly Released: May 25, 1993.
GAO provided a supplement including copies of letters from Congress, local government officials, and private citizens to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission concerning military base closures.GAO noted that the letters and materials: (1) provided useful leads and supported issues that it was actively pursuing; and (2) may be helpful to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commis...
1993 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Satellite Programs
NSIAD-92-289BR: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army, Navy, and Air Force fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests and prior years' appropriations for selected command, control, and communications satellite programs; and (2) identified potential reductions to the FY 1993 budget request and potential rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule slippage, technical r...
Defense Housing: Difficulties Associated With Managing an Aging Family Housing Inventory
NSIAD-92-9FS: Published: Nov 12, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the government's inventory of military family housing, focusing on the: (1) age of those housing units; and (2) relative costs to renovate or replace them.GAO found that the Department of Defense: (1) fiscal year 1992 inventory states that 72 percent of the 400,000 military family housing units are at least 26 years old; (2) anticipates the replace...
Arms Control: Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Implementation
NSIAD-91-262: Published: Sep 12, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined U.S. implementation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a bilateral agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on: (1) the On-Site Inspection Agency's (OSIA) role and organizational structure; (2) the costs and personnel associated with treaty implementation; and (3) OSIA operations and treaty implementati...
Advance Notice: Public and Private Sector Policy and Practice
T-HRD-91-19: Published: Apr 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1991.
GAO discussed the public and private sector's policies and practices for advance notice of business closures and mass layoffs. GAO noted that: (1) Congress enacted legislation that required states to organize local assistance response teams to encourage the establishment of labor-management committees to help implement assistance to dislocated workers; (2) Congress enacted legislation requiring la...
Navy: Status of Recommendations on Officers' Professional Military Education
NSIAD-91-124BR: Published: Mar 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Naval War College's intermediate and senior schools' implementation of the Panel on Military Education's recommendations aimed at assisting the Department of Defense in improving its officer professional military education programs.GAO found that the: (1) Naval War College intermediate and senior schools were not distinct institutions; (2) Nava...
Marine Corps: Status of Recommendations on Officers' Professional Military Education
NSIAD-91-88FS: Published: Feb 12, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Marine Corps' implementation of a congressional panel's recommendations for professional military education schools.GAO found that the Corps fully or partially implemented 28 of 31 recommendations, but did not plan to implement the remaining three recommendations, since it believed that: (1) those officers unable to attend an in-residence progr...
Defense Acquisition: Fleet Ballistic Missile Program Offers Lessons for Successful Programs
NSIAD-90-160: Published: Sep 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Navy's management of its Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program, focusing on program management features that contributed to the program's success.GAO found that: (1) the five interrelated features that contributed to FBM success were funding and program stability, life-cycle responsibility, continuity of key personnel, program of...
Military Airlift: Information on Gander Crash and Improved Controls Over Military Charters
NSIAD-90-243BR: Published: Sep 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. government's participation in the Canadian investigation of the 1985 aircraft crash in Newfoundland, focusing on: (1) U.S. agencies' roles in assisting the Canadian Aviation Safety Board in its investigation; (2) the plane's cargo; and (3) military actions to ensure U.S. military charter safety and security.GAO found that: (...