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Under Scrutiny: A History of Problems Inside the DC VA

Under Scrutiny: A History of Problems Inside the DC VA

For three years, the News4 I-Team has been investigating problems at the VA's flagship medical center. Now Congress is investigating.

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May 15, 2019
Congress Expands DC VA Med Center Investigation

Congress Expands DC VA Med Center Investigation

Congress is expanding its investigation of the troubled Washington DC VA Medical Center. The U.S. House oversight committee is asking the medical center questions about problems revealed in a series of reports by the News4 I-Team. Scott MacFarlane reports.

Apr 17, 2019
3 Deaths Raise Questions About DC VA Following Up With Vets

3 Deaths Raise Questions About DC VA Following Up With Vets

The deaths of three recent patients at the Washington DC VA Medical Center are raising questions about whether the medical center thoroughly checks on its patients after discharge. Read More

Apr 5, 2019
Mayor Requests New VA Med Center for DC

Mayor Requests New VA Med Center for DC

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser asked the president for a new hospital to replace the troubled Washington DC VA Medical Center. Scott MacFarlane reports.

Apr 2, 2019
DC VA Medical Center Employees Say They Still Lack Resources

DC VA Medical Center Employees Say They Still Lack Resources

One year after a scathing internal report detailed mismanagement at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, the facility is dogged by stubborn problems and still faces hurdles to improve its performance. Read More

Apr 1, 2019
DC VA Medical Center Opens New Garage for Veterans

DC VA Medical Center Opens New Garage for Veterans

The D.C. VA Medical Center has opened a new garage to make it easier for patients to get inside the hospital. Scott MacFarlane reports.

Dec 20, 2018
DC VA Med Center Postpones More Surgeries

DC VA Med Center Postpones More Surgeries

Eight more surgeries hasve been postponed at the Washington DC VA Medical Center since October because of problems with supplies. Scott MacFarlane reports.

Nov 12, 2018
New Director Promises to Fix Washington DC VA Medical Center

New Director Promises to Fix Washington DC VA Medical Center

The new full-time director of the troubled Washington DC VA Medical Center promises fixes and improvements in performance. Read More

Nov 12, 2018
'That's Not How the Flagship Behaves': DC VA Medical Center Director

'That's Not How the Flagship Behaves': DC VA Medical Center Director

New Washington DC VA Medical Center Director Michael Heimall discusses turning around one of the VA's lowest performing hospitals.

Oct 12, 2018
Veterans Affairs Appoints New Director of DC VA Med Center

Veterans Affairs Appoints New Director of DC VA Med Center

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the appointment of a new director of the troubled Washington DC VA Medical Center. Read More

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