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Adverse instances noted at VA, improvements touted

...they're in the door.In the past two fiscal years, the hospital has reported 16 "adverse outcomes" to Department of Veterans Affairs' administration for procedures that took place between April 2010 and September 2013, according to records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-29/adverse-care-confirmed-augus
Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...comprehensive rehabilitation services. AUGUSTA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTERS: 1 Freedom Way, Augusta...investigators found in a recent inspection of the Department of Veterans Affairs' regional office in Atlanta that disability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...intelligence are not the only missions at Fort Gordon. The Army medical center forged a partnership with the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in 2004 to create an active-duty rehabilitation wing at the VA. Fort Gordon's history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Isakson touts VA overhaul as answer to Augusta's problems

...Medical Center.Before adjourning for a monthlong break, Isakson said, Congress agreed to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs by hiring thousands more nurses, doctors and mental health counselors; opening 27 new clinics nationwide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/isakson-touts-va-overhaul-an
Property Transfers

...Lakeside, $67,500Mortgage Investors Corp. to Department of Veterans Affairs, Deed Book B1445 Page 244, 2215 Pleasant...110,000JULY 29Wells Fargo Bank NA to Department of Veterans Affairs, Lot 3B, on the south side of Boykin Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-08-22/property-transfers
Local veteran says VA contractor examinations not thorough enough

...for flexibility in December 2010 when he first had a follow-up disability evaluation in Augusta for the Department of Veterans Affairs.The doctor, contracted by the VA through a group called QTC Medical Services, told the disabled Army veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/local-veteran-says-va-contra
VA awards wrongful-death settlement to local family

An east-central Georgia family was awarded a wrongful-death settlement from the Department of Veterans Affairs last week after VA hospitals in Augusta, Dublin and Atlanta failed to treat and diagnose a disabled Army veteran for gallbladder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/va-awards-wrongful-death-set
VA audit: Disability claims mishandled in Augusta region

Federal investigators found in a recent inspection of the Department of Veterans Affairs' regional office in Atlanta that disability evaluations have been incorrectly processed for five years, resulting in nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/va-audit-disability-claims-m
Ripe for reform

The $16-plus-billion emergency fix for the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs is designed to do a lot of things.It is intended to help hire more doctors and nurses; build more VA facilities; and make it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
Appointment waits shrinking at Augusta VA

...of getting patients off waiting lists and into clinics for appointments.The latest data released from the Department of Veterans Affairs this week showed that the Augusta hospital has scheduled all of the 133 patients who have gone a decade without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-15/appointment-waits-shrinking-