VA Seeks More Medical Professionals
Across the U.S., the country could be facing a shortfall of as many as 28,000 medical staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The nation's new Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, was in San Francisco as part of his effort to recruit more medical professionals.
Hacking for Democracy: Code for America Summit
Roughly 800 people gathered in San Francisco this week for the fourth annual Code for America summit. The nonprofit embeds coders, designers and other techies into government offices and agencies around the country to help aging bureaucratic infrastructure serve citizens better.