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Augusta VA silent on patient's treatment

...from 1996 to 2014, was told Aug. 27 that a decision would be made in eight days.As of the end of last week, hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said in an e-mail: "Our clinical side has not fully reviewed the veteran's record. I am confident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/augusta-va-silent-patients-t
Augusta VA reports more adverse incidents in care

...in the first two quarters of this year. The data were provided by the VA under the Freedom of Information Act.Hospital spokesman Pete Scovill confirmed the five adverse events in 2014 but said hospital records only show 11 in 2013.Scovill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-18/augusta-va-reports-more-adve
Audit: Augusta VA schedulers changed appointment times

...follow through and assure no employee has a doubt about what we expect and Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson demands," hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said in an e-mail. Scovill said that Hamilton has personally inspected more than 25 clinics at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-31/audit-augusta-va-schedulers-
Augusta VA execs awarded $25K in bonuses despite botched care

...Lemmons, Assistant Director David Patillo, and associate directors John Goldman and Richard Rose from 2007 to 2012.Hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said the "unknown" listing refers to employees no longer at the Augusta VA, including those who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-19/augusta-va-execs-awarded-25k
Documents show difference in pay for ex-chief at Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center

...position to a staff physician." The administrator's name was redacted by the committee for privacy concerns.Hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said in an e-mail late Wednesday that he needed to stick to VA guidelines and do the necessary research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-30/augusta-va-exec-got-more-per
Augusta VA chief of staff remains on payroll after resignation

...clinic, the VA confirmed this week.Dr. Luke Stapleton, 61, stepped down from the position March 10, 2013, but hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said Tuesday that the hematologist remains on the medical center's payroll. According to online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-11/augusta-va-chief-staff-remai
Positions tied to Augusta VA investigation under interim leadership

...Rose, have voluntarily resigned from their positions for "personal reasons," the Augusta hospital announced.Hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said in an e-mail that Spencer is now Augusta's acting associate chief of staff for education and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/positions-tied-augusta-va-in
Soldier found guilty of rape, sodomy

...position of health care specialist, for "legal processing" and was not involved in patient care at Fort Gordon, hospital spokesman Wes Elliott said.No details were provided about the sexual assault, but the Fort Gordon hospital said in a news...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-08/soldier-found-guilty-rape-so
Actor Tracy Morgan critically hurt in fatal 6-car pileup

...passengers, Ardie Fuqua Jr. and Jeffrey Millea, were in critical condition at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, hospital spokesman Peter Haigney said. A fifth passenger, Harris Stanton, was treated there and released, Haigney said. Morgan's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-07/tracy-morgan-critically-hurt
VA audit: Augusta needs 'further review'

...90 days or more after requesting them, the report stated.No specific details were provided on further review. Hospital spokesman Pete Scovill did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment."It is our duty and privilege to provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/va-audit-augusta-needs-furth