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Report details problems at Columbia VA hospital

COLUMBIA - Recent problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Columbia range from issues with scheduling surgical procedures to operating rooms not always being stocked with backup surgical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-07/report-details-problems-
Augusta businesses, people got $400 million from federal government in 2012

...The Chronicle reviewed only entities and individuals in Richmond County.With Fort Gordon and two Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals in Richmond County, the highest-paid federal employees, excluding classified personnel whose information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-29/augusta-businesses-peopl
Veterans Court stalls for lack of candidates

...Susan Schuster, a clinical social worker and the veterans justice outreach specialist with Augusta's Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals.Wright said most of the crimes are misdemeanors such as domestic violence or theft charges that only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-05-11/veterans-court-stalls-
VA faces lawsuit over HIV case

...MIAMI --- A South Florida veteran who says he contracted HIV during an endoscopic colonoscopy at a Miami Department of Veterans Affairs hospital said Tuesday that he will sue the federal government. Army veteran Juan Rivera, 55, says he contracted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/19/met_544905.shtml
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Cholesterol drug cuts risk of recurrence in prostate cancer

...then had no sign of the cancer returning in his blood. He was among the 1,325 men studied at five Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, including the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, which found that those on statins who had the surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/26/met_521727.shtml
Metro | Veterans Affairs Hospitals
Advocate fights to improve Harrisburg community

...gain." Mr. Crawford moved to Harrisburg in 2001 to be close to the spinal cord unit at the downtown Department of Veterans Affairs hospital. A tech whiz, he has five computers hooked up in his house and bookshelves packed with political- and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/23/met_512395.shtml
Metro | Master Plan | Kroc Center
Officials tour hospitals

...Medical Center at Fort Gordon, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital, and the Uptown Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital on Wrightsboro Road. After holding a news conference at the historic Signer's Monument in downtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/04/met_134643.shtml
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Versatility has marked Augustan's varied life

...he said. After Mr. Jones left the service, he worked as a technician and nursing assistant for the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital for 30 years. "We saw people before anyone else did," he said. "You had to be able to do some of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/28/ric_133850.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Rants and raves

...department. People need to get vocal about this and demand changes. RANT TO THE IMPATIENT patient at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital. Twenty years ago, you packed a lunch and spent the day. So things have improved. As far as the service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-03-13/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Lawmakers ask university about VA hospital proposal

...question that is most often asked of me by veterans and their dependents is simply, 'Will it remain a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital?' " said Clarence McGee, a former commander of the South Carolina Department of the American Legion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/28/met_7044.shtml
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