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VA Nurse Stole Narcotics Including Fentanyl From His Patients

A VA nurse pled guilty to stealing narcotics including fentanyl for personal use according to federal agents familiar with the case. Erick Lee Tombre, 46,...
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IG: Veterans Affairs Confused About The Role Of Its VA Police

A report issued yesterday revealed Veterans Affairs is mismanaging its VA police force resulting in millions in overtime paid while some veteran patients go...
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Was Elderly Veteran Death Caused By VA Police Beating?

The Department of Veterans Affairs is dodging questions from two US senators about a veteran’s death following a VA Police altercation at Kansas City...
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Dog Experiments At Veterans Affairs Set For Formal Review

The need for and practice of dog experiments at Veterans Affairs for research purposes will be reviewed for animal treatment and to assess the...
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False Claims Prevention: VA Seeks Fraud Detection Software For Non-VA Healthcare Providers

VA just put out a tender notice seeking information on software to support fraud, waste, and abuse detection to prevent false claims by non-VA...
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Big Bucks: Walmart, T-Mobile To Deliver Telehealth For Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs is rolling out new telehealth partnerships that include Walmart and T-Mobile in a coordinated effort to expand services to rural veterans. Veterans seeking...
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VA Study Suggests Non-VA Care Linked To Higher Opioid Risks

A VA study evaluating veterans in Massachusetts suggests veterans receiving opioids from both VA and non-VA doctors are at higher risk for adverse events...
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VA Employee Jailed After Threatening Mass Shooting At Hospital

One VA employee at the Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, was jailed after threatening to commit a mass shooting at...

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