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10:23 am
Mon September 8, 2014

VA Hospital Town Hall Gathers Vets’ Feedback on Care

After the scandal over long patient wait times and a cover-up of the problem, VA hospitals around the country are holding what they call “Town Hall” meetings with veterans to gather feedback about service. 

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7:48 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Former P&G Chief Nominated To Run VA

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President Obama has nominated Bob McDonald, the former CEO of Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble, as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is dealing with reports of lengthy waiting times and mismanagement.

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7:17 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Audit Details Appointment Times For VA Patients In Ohio

A federal audit shows five Veterans Affairs medical facilities in Ohio scheduled most of their patients for appointments within 30 days, and two have been flagged for further review.

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9:44 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Cleveland Clinic’s Cosgrove Withdraws Name From Running For Top VA Position

After days of national speculation about whether the Cleveland Clinic's Toby Cosgrove would take the top position at the embattled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, he announced over the weekend that he's withdrawing his name from consideration. 

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9:24 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Portman To Tour Columbus VA Hospital, Speak At CMC

U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio plans to tour a Veterans Affairs clinic in Columbus this morning and meet with area veterans. 

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9:46 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Healthcare Colleague Endorses Cosgrove To Head VA

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson will be looking for answers when he visits the troubled V-A hospital in Phoenix, which has been at the heart of allegations of delayed treatment and even fatalities there. President Obama last week elevated Gibson to the post while the White House searches for a permanent replacement. 

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6:47 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Former VA Official Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery

The former director of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges of accepting bribes.

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