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Workforce Automation Is Increasingly Replacing Workers with Technology
Increasingly, technology is automating tasks traditionally performed by workers. This has changed some jobs, while eliminating others. We found that workers with lower levels of education and those who performed more routine tasks are the mostâ¦
DOD Efforts to Ensure Quality of Care at Military Health Facilities
The Department of Defense (DOD) provides health care and
dental services to military servicemembers and their families at
hundreds of health facilities and clinics. Since 2014, Congress and the DOD have taken steps to strengthen patient safety atâ¦
Air Travel and Communicable Diseases like COVID-19
COVID-19 has intensified ongoing concerns about air travel's role in spreading diseases globally. How can agencies like the Federal Aviation Administration and the Centers for Disease Control better protect passengers and airline crews fromâ¦
Preventing A Dirty BombâVulnerabilities Persist in Oversight of Licensing for Purchases of High-Risk Radioactive Materials
Radioactive materials are commonly used in medical and industrial devices. But even in small amounts, in the wrong hands, these materials could be used to make dirty bombs. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is responsible for licensing,â¦
Real-Time Information Would Have Improved Federal Response to COVID-19
COVID-19 has drawn attention to the urgent need for real-time information on things like positive cases and resources. Real-time data can allow public health officials to make responsive decisions. While the Department of Health and Human Services (â¦
Fair Lending Oversight Could Be Enhanced
Fair Lending laws are meant to protect Americans when they're applying for things like loans, mortgages and credit cards from discrimination based on their race, national origin gender and more. But our new report finds opportunities to enhanceâ¦
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