Blood Bank Donor

Hot Off The Press! VA Keeping Blood Bank Too Warm Since 2004

A FOIA investigation revealed the Washington DC VA Medical Center has consistently failed to keep its blood bank consistently cool since 2004. Channel 4 NBC...
Fraud Cardiologist

Take It To Heart: VA Cardiologist Gets 20 Months In The Slammer For Fraudulent...

A Somerset, New Jersey man, Dr. Apostolos Voudouris, age 44, was sentenced to 20 months in prison on July 31st for fraudulent billing schemes...
Physician

The Doctors Are In… Or Are They? Why VA Cannot Hire Enough Physicians

If you have been to VA for a checkup, surgery, or really any medical concern in your life, you have probably suspected that there...
VA Dental Care

More Veterans May Get Dental Care If Bernie Sanders Legislation Passes

Legislation proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would expand dental care to all veterans eligible for VA health care. Under Bernie Sander’s legislation, VA would...
Hearing Aid

Come Again? Hearing Equipment For Veterans In Need Sat Unused

Of all the disabilities that plague us as veterans, hearing loss is the second-most common. It makes sense. We usually have long-term exposure to...
VA Nursing Homes

First, Do No Harm – VA Committee Launches Patient Wellness Investigation

USA Today and The Boston Globe recently reported on VA nursing homes receiving poor internal rankings in secret. If you have been following our...
Epic Medical Appointment

Epic Fail? Scheduling System Sticks Out Like a Sore Thumb

We’ve been following new developments in the EHR project closely, and this one’s a doozy. The outfit they picked for scheduling appointments, Epic, isn’t...
VA Police

To Protect and Serve? VA Cop Pleads Guilty to Assault in Indianapolis

Soon-to-be former VA police officer Michael Kaim is preparing to surrender his license. Having pleaded guilty to an assault at the Indianapolis VA, this...

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