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James Phillips Jr.

James Phillips Jr.

Acquisition Chief, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Patient Safety
jnortonphillips@gmail.com

James N. Phillips JR., MPA, CFCM, Fellow, and is a Lean Office practitioner and the acquisition chief for the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Patient Safety in Ann Arbor, MI. He is a doctoral student at the American Meridian University and is a member of the Great Lakes State Chapter of NCMA.

Articles by James Phillips Jr.
What Does "Waste" in Government Processes Mean Anyway?
"It is commonplace in the US Federal Government to see placards and signs admonishing us to be on guard for instances of 'Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA)'.  .. [Whole] offices are devoted to reporting FWA violations," write James Phillips and Willie Journigan. But what constitutes waste in government processes? How do you identify and tackle it? More »