Skip to comments.Documents: Obama administration VA oversaw preventable veteran deaths
Posted on 10/25/2013 8:03:27 AM PDT by Rusty0604
The damning OIG report comes just weeks after VA admitted that six veteran deaths were linked to delayed cancer screenings at a VA facility in South Carolina and a report that appointment delays led to veterans being harmed in Augusta, Ga. VA, which spent more than $3.5 million on furniture on the last day of fiscal year 2013, also awarded a five-figure bonus to the executive who oversaw the Memphis facility, even as it acknowledged that problems were cropping up.
Like other hospital systems, VA isnt immune from human error even fatal human error. But what the department does seem to be immune from is meaningful accountability. Given that these tragic events are part of a pattern of preventable veteran deaths and other patient-safety issues at VA hospitals around the country, its well past time for the department to put its employees on notice that anyone who lets patients fall through the cracks will be held fully responsible, Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, told The Daily Caller in a statement.
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..please give a note of encouragement here:
Just what department does have “meaningful accountability” in the Obama regime?
Thanks for the contact info, Doogle.
The entire central socialist Godless government is ripe for a flip!
Get them all out of there. They’re not only incompetent cretins, they’re agents of Satan!
Why in the world would anyone put Eric Shinseki in charge of anything more complicated than sharpening pencils?
Nothing. When you’re a squishy worm, surrounded by squishy worms, you can’t be pinned down to anything.
Going the way of Obamacare. But we’ll tough it out.
“Always make sure you’re right. Then, go ahead.” —David Crockett