Pittsburgh VA Wants To Fire 3 Who Bound Co-Worker With TapeOfficials 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.
Pittsburgh VA Investigating Alleged Incident, Issues StatementSeveral employees are reportedly on leave while an alleged incident is under investigation at the Pittsburgh VA Hospital in the city’s Oakland section.
KD Investigation: Congressman Wants Answers In Vet SuicidesAfter fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq -- returning U.S. veterans are committing suicide in astounding numbers.
Grieving Father: VA Isn't Doing Enough To Prevent Vet SuicidesHis son survived the war, but lost the battle at home.
Pittsburgh VA Clears Up Backlog, Shortens Wait TimesCongress 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.
Local Culinary Students Treat Families Of VA Hospital PatientsChef Jeremy Reed teaches in the culinary school at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
VA Patient Tests Positive For Legionella A VA Hospital patient tested positive for Legionella.
Internal Reviews Find Human Error At VA Responsible For Legionnaires' OutbreakTwo internal reviews regarding the spread of Legionnaires’ Disease at Pittsburgh's VA facilities shows employees and staff may have been responsible for the deadly outbreak.
Congressman Wants VA To Rescind Staff BonusesRepublican U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shineski to rescind more than $100,000 in bonuses given to VA leaders in the wake of a Legionnaire's disease outbreak at Pittsburgh's Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Casey Calls On CDC To Review All Local Legionnaires' Cases A sixth death from legionella bacteria -- possibly linked to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh -- has prompted U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to call on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to re-examine all cases of legionnaire's disease in the Pittsburgh area.
Controversy Brewing Over VA Hospital Presidential AwardWhen Maureen Ciarolla of Monroeville heard who the latest recipient of the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award is, she had a lot to say.
Sen. Casey: Federal Probe Into VA Legionnaires’ Outbreak Shows FailuresSen. Bob Casey says the findings of a federal investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Pittsburgh VA are an important step toward preventing future occurrences.