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ID:

183

Date:

2007-04-25

Headline:

Report: VA patients were in danger

Reporter's name:

Peter Smolowitz and Stella M. Hopkins

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Charlotte Observer

City:

Charlotte, NC

Summary:

Staff shortages and poor training at an Asheville, N.C., veterans hospital endangered patients, according to a 2005 report that the Charlotte Observer obtained from the Veterans Administration under FOIA. The report documents specific cases that "add up to a pretty damaging indictment," the head of the U.S. House Veterans' Affairs Committee told the paper.

Keywords:

VA hospital, inspector, House Veterans' Affairs Committee,


Agencies:

VA

States:

NC

Categories:

health care
veteran


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