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Pittsburgh VA Fires 2 Who Bound Co-Worker With Duct Tape

The Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System has fired two workers and disciplined five others after a worker complained that he was harassed and bound with duct tape.

07/24/2015

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Report Clears Pittsburgh VA Of Legionnaires’ Allegations

The Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System occasionally delayed reporting test results for patients suspected of having Legionnaires’ disease, but treatment wasn’t affected by those delays, the VA’s Office of Inspector General said in a report issued Tuesday.

07/08/2015

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Pittsburgh VA Wants To Fire 3 Who Bound Co-Worker With Tape

Officials with the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System want to fire three people and discipline four others after a worker complained that he was harassed and bound with duct tape.

06/19/2015

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Pittsburgh VA Investigating Alleged Incident, Issues Statement

Several employees are reportedly on leave while an alleged incident is under investigation at the Pittsburgh VA Hospital in the city’s Oakland section.

06/13/2015

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KD Investigation: Congressman Wants Answers In Vet Suicides

After fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq — returning U.S. veterans are committing suicide in astounding numbers.

04/24/2015

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Grieving Father: VA Isn’t Doing Enough To Prevent Vet Suicides

His son survived the war, but lost the battle at home.

04/23/2015

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Pittsburgh VA Clears Up Backlog, Shortens Wait Times

Congress was shocked to learn that at a VA facility in Phoenix, Ariz. 1,700 veterans had languished on waiting lists – and some had died awaiting care.

04/06/2015

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VA Replaces Pittsburgh Hospital Network’s Director

The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System a month after the department says internal investigators determine she committed unspecified “conduct unbecoming a senior executive.”

11/13/2014

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VA Wants To Remove Pittsburgh Hospitals’ Director

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday recommended firing the director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System for unspecified “conduct unbecoming a senior executive.”

10/03/2014

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VA Patient Tests Positive For Legionella

A VA Hospital patient tested positive for Legionella.

09/27/2014

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UPMC Helps VA Clean Up Backlog In Patient Cases

After nearly 700 area veterans waited up to a year for medical treatment, local VA officials have taken a pro-active stance.

08/28/2014

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Obama Picks Ex-P&G Head To Lead Veterans Affairs

President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

06/30/2014

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Head Of Pittsburgh VA Placed On Administrative Leave

The head of VA healthcare system in Pittsburgh is now out, placed Friday on administrative leave.

06/13/2014

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Congressman Rothfus Questions VA Pittsburgh Wait List

Congressional representatives in our region are asking why some 700 local veterans have waited months, and in some cases, even years to receive care from VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.

06/06/2014

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Outrage After 700 Local Veterans Kept On Waiting List, Shinseki Resigns

Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.

05/30/2014

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