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The VA launched a new program last year, MSPV-NG, to streamline the way its medical centers buy supplies for treating 7 million vets.
As with any organizational transformation, the program’s success depended on having a strong strategic plan, stable leadership, good communication, and stakeholder buy-in. But as we testified here, the VA was missing these elements when it launched the program; as a result, the program has yet to achieve key cost savings and efficiency goals.
In the report on which this testimony is based, we made 10 recommendations on how the VA can better manage future phases of the program and improve its purchasing.

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