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Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...2014 Veterans Affairs Hospitals The Augusta VA Medical Centers offers quality health care to our nation's veterans...September 2015. Staffers who set appointments at the VA Medical Center received training on the hospital's scheduling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
VA legislation gaining ground in Georgia, senator says

...complete a bone marrow transplant after the Atlanta VA Medical Center deferred the procedure to the agency's hospital...including top-level executives at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta who received more than $110,000 in bonuses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-16/va-legislation-gaining-g
Former Augusta VA director awarded nearly $18,000 in bonuses despite deaths

...According to employment records and investigative reports, she served as the director of the Augusta and Columbia VA medical centers from 2007 to 2013, when widespread mismanagement led to 8,500 gastrointestinal appointments being delayed and nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/former-augusta-va-director-a
Veteran housing project Freedom's Path files for funding again

...believe the assistance will help transform two vacant historic buildings on the uptown campus of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center by the end of 2016 into 78 one-bedroom apartments where homeless and disabled veterans can find affordable housing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/veteran-housing-project-free
Augusta air travelers find comfort in therapy dogs

...comforting patients in the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army and Charlie Norwood VA medical centers since 1989.Volunteers estimate that 20 airports nationwide have therapy dogs to ease air-travel worries heightened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-06/augusta-air-travelers-find-co
Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center staff received training prior to scheduling problems found in audit

Staffers who set appointments at the VA Medical Center received training on the hospital's scheduling system months before auditors found falsified entries were encouraged and incorrect usage was common in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-02/charlie-norwood-va-medical-c
Virtual intensive care unit goes live at Augusta VA

...Montgomery became the first to go live Tuesday, said Dr. Ralph Panos, the chief of medicine service at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and the virtual movement's coordinator.Panos first launched the unit in January 2011 in his home network, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/virtual-intensive-care-unit-
Another whistleblower in Augusta files VA complaint

...for reporting understaffing concerns.Laura Frantz, a former associate chief nurse at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, N.C., submitted a prohibited personnel practice complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/another-whistleblower-august
Charles Hall

...Vietnam war. He completed a dental fellowship at Harvard and moved to Augusta, GA in 1972 where he worked for the VA Medical Center and taught dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia's Dental School until he retired in 1995. After retirement...

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Ex-Augusta VA director paid $76k, retired after death investigation launched

...served as the director of the Augusta and Columbia VA medical centers from 2007 to 2013, when widespread mismanagement...first served as the director of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta from Feb. 18, 2007 to Nov. 19, 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-23/ex-augusta-va-director-paid-