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Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

Negotiations over a bill to bolster the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs in response to a furor over long patient wait times and falsified records to cover up the delays have bogged down over costs and how much the VA should turn to outside doctors to address the backlog.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Bernie Sanders , Senate ,

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:16am EDT

VA nurse claims retaliation for blowing the whistle on patient practices

When a nurse manager at a Veterans Affairs medical center in Albany, New York, saw a patient being unnecessarily kept in restraints for seven hours, she couldn't remain silent. But little did Valerie Riviello know that her actions as a whistleblower would start her down on a path of retaliation from her coworkers.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , whistleblower , Valerie Riviello , Cheri Cannon , Office of Special Counsel , Tully Rinckey , Shefali Kapadia , Federal Drive

Friday - 06/27/2014, 10:27am EDT
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2 top Veterans Affairs officials leaving jobs

Two top Department of Veterans Affairs officials are stepping down, the beleaguered agency announced Wednesday as it continued reeling from complaints that thousands of veterans have endured long waits for appointments and poor medical care.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , management , Bernie Sanders ,

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 06:30pm EDT

VA reshuffling leadership team

Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson announced Friday the nomination of Carolyn Clancy as interim undersecretary for health in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tags: VA , people , management , Carolyn Clancy , Robert Jesse , Eric Shinseki , Stephanie Wasko

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 03:58pm EDT
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