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No Vacancy: IG Says VA Rejected Suicidal Veteran Before Suicide

VA OIG confirmed allegations that one VA psychiatrist refused to admit a suicidal veteran hours before he committed suicide. Why? The inpatient unit was full. Had VA...
Brian Hawkins Washington DC VA Medical Center

VA Director Fired For Sending Sensitive Personnel Information To Wife

VA terminated one hospital director placed on leave following allegations of giving staff unjustified bonuses, failing to inventory $150 million in supplies, obstructing an...
IG Los Angeles VA Wait List

Los Angeles VA: IG Report Says Almost 100 Veterans Died On Wait List

A new IG report shows almost 100 veterans died while waiting for appointments or waiting for tests they never received. And like all things IG,...
Taper Opioids

IG Finds Missouri VA Did Not Taper Patient Off Opioids Safely

The VA inspector general confirmed allegations that clinicians at one VA located in Missouri were not tapering veterans off opioids safely. This confirmation follows years...

VA IT Still Really Bad Says VA OIG, Veteran Finance Data At Risk

In statements to Congress this week, the VA Inspector General (IG) blasted the agency’s technology systems saying they put veterans’ financial information at risk. VA...
Hines VA Hospital Cockroaches

Hines VA Hospital – Proudly Feeding Cockroaches To Vets Since 2011

A new VA OIG report released today confirms allegations that Hines VA Hospital knowingly fed cockroaches to veterans in since 2011. The conditions of the...
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Trump Loyalist Installed To Oversee Washington DC VA Medical Center

After initially placing the chief of staff in charge of the troubled Washington DC VA Medical Center, the agency changed course and installed a...
VA Medical Center

What One Watchdog Group Found At One VA Medical Center Will Shock You (Maybe)

The results of one watchdog inspection of a VA medical center days ago shocked VA leadership into removing the director from the facility immediately. The...

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