Disabled veterans had to wait more than two months for the government to fix their wheelchairs, leading to some veterans confined to beds because of mismanagement at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a new audit.
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced plans Wednesday to replace senior leadership at hospitals across the country after an investigation exposed severe instances of mismanagement at the VA’s flagship medical center.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Rick Disney had served in the military about a year when he fell from a repel tower and broke his heel in Norfolk, Va., during a 1999 training exercise.
A company developing a unique e-learning, behavior changing technology platform recently won a contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Innovation to create a program to treat veterans with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report Monday revealing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has failed to report 90 percent of potentially dangerous medical providers to a national database in recent years.
A veteran burned himself alive outside of a Veterans Affairs facility in early 2016 after the clinic repeatedly failed to provide him mental health support despite constant pleas for help, according to an investigation into the death.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee will soon vote on bipartisan legislation to give veterans the option to seek private-sector medical care if the Department of Veterans Affairs is unable to provide a patient with an adequate health care team.
Department of Veterans Affairs officials fired a former director of its Washington, D.C. medical center for the second time this year after Congress enacted new authorities.
A Veterans Affairs medical center in Ohio appears to have downplayed and misrepresented the number of dogs killed in medical research experiments earlier this year by claiming they were all adopted to families when some were in fact killed, according to the facility’s internal documents.
After years of mismanagement and an inability to deliver timely medical service, the Department of Veterans Affairs is undergoing major changes as its secretary, David Shulkin, receives praise from both sides of the aisle.