VA lead­ers need greater lat­i­tude to ter­mi­nate em­ploy­ees

Modern Healthcare - - COMMENT -

Re­gard­ing the Jan. 4 guest com­men­tary by VA Un­der­sec­re­tary for Health Dr. David Shulkin (“VA needs skilled health­care lead­ers to speed sys­tem re­forms,” p. 25), there are many, my­self in­cluded, who be­lieve that the VA sys­tem can­not be re­formed un­til the VA lead­er­ship has the au­thor­ity to swiftly ter­mi­nate those VA em­ploy­ees who are an im­ped­i­ment to sys­tem re­forms.

Steven Smith Di­rec­tor of ma­te­ri­als man­age­ment Re­gional One Health Mem­phis, Tenn.

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