Did you know Medicaid can be used in times of crisis? From natural disasters to the pandemic, Medicaid has been used to protect groups of people and mitigate damages. In today’s WatchBlog post, we look at how Medicaid is used … Continue reading →
Since November 2020, the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has dramatically increased, further straining health care systems across the country. Today’s WatchBlog looks at our newest report on the federal pandemic response, which describes the status of ongoing … Continue reading →
As the federal government responds to the coronavirus pandemic, we here at GAO have been monitoring the response efforts—including reviewing COVID-19 vaccine development and authorization. Today’s WatchBlog explores our past work on vaccine distribution and lessons learned from the H1N1 … Continue reading →
Information is required for understanding the world around us, for decision making, and for preparing for the future. We need to know the big picture, but as well – to a certain degree – the bits and pieces it’s made of. In addition, the connections and interactions of these pieces are of most importance. Quite often it is like we are building a jigsaw puzzle whose pieces are scattered all around, not knowing whether they will ever be found. Some of the pieces are still to be created – and simultaneously the world around us is changing, thus modifying the picture we are building. Artikkeli The fascination of jigsaw puzzles julkaistiin ensimmäisen kerran National Audit Office of Finland.
Although financial audit utilizes the opportunities offered by digitalization to an increasing extent, successful audit is centred around interaction between people. Artikkeli The state’s financial management is changing, and financial audit is going digital along with it julkaistiin ensimmäisen kerran National Audit Office of Finland.
The transport network, a central physical part of society, has been built over the centuries. Many parts of it have even been repaired several times. Waterways have been mapped, ports have been constructed, and access from lake Saimaa to the sea has been leased from Russia. Roads and railways have also been built by the past generations. Even now, significant new projects are being planned, especially in the rail network. Artikkeli Transport network – something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue julkaistiin ensimmäisen kerran National Audit Office of Finland.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the NAO’s role has been to provide Parliament and the public with evidence-based reports on how public money has been used to tackle the crisis. So far we have published 12 reports on different elements of the pandemic response, including for example the test and trace programme; the procurement of The post Tackling the challenges facing public sector spending appeared first on NAO blog.
How we are working with international partners to assess the response to COVID-19. The post Auditing COVID-19: an international perspective appeared first on NAO blog.
What is well-being?Well-being can be understood as “how people feel and how they function, both on a personal and a social level, and how they evaluate their lives as a whole.”When people are in a state of mental and physical well-being at work, they are able to be productive, build positive relationships with others, develop resilience and cope better with stress, and develop their potential more fully.Higher employee well-being is associated with higher productivity and firm […]
Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are operating in an increasingly digital environment. COVID-19 has sped up the adoption of digital technologies by several years and it is expected that these changes are here to stay. Keeping up-to-date with the digital transformation of the workforce is important for SAIs to continue to add value and remain relevant. Throughout the year PASAI has shared blogs on the topics of online collaboration, building digital resilience and cyber security. Adding to this […]
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting travel restrictions presented the world with a significant challenge. We have responded by pivoting and turning this challenge into an opportunity by accelerating our digital transformation program – which includes an investment in educational technology and the adoption of blended learning (online and face-to-face delivery) as a more efficient and sustainable delivery model.Due to current border and travel restrictions, our short-term focus is on delivering […]
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