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Competitions for Innovation

VA should consider using competitions (internal and public) to identify and select innovative solutions to improve exisiting mamangement systems and processes. Similar to ones conducted by NASA and DOD... VA would have to identify a problem (not hard to do - there are many) get some experts to act as judges and define the minimum standards that the solution must meet, provide prizes(cash), and let the brilliant people in the hospitals get creative...



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Idea No. 105