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Veterans Affairs IG finds no direct links between patient deaths and scheduling scams at Phoenix hospital

By Mark Flatten | 08/26/14 06:19 PM

Veterans Affairs IG finds no direct links between patient deaths and scheduling scams at Phoenix hospital

Ethical lapses and scheduling tricks were widespread at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, but there is no hard evidence that the failures led directly to patient deaths, the agency's inspector general said in a report released Tuesday.
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Big contractors fail to deliver promised services, but EPA paid them anyway

Big contractors fail to deliver promised services, but EPA paid them anyway

By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 06:02 PM

Environmental Protection Agency officials spent almost $2.2 million for cloud computing services that it never received from two prominent federal contractors, according to a government watchdog's report.
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Veterans' advocate says VA tries to 'whitewash' Phoenix deaths

Veterans' advocate says VA tries to 'whitewash' Phoenix deaths

By Mark Flatten | 08/26/14 01:37 PM

"There seems to be no limit on how low this administration and VA will stoop to deflect blame for a scandal," said Pete Hegseth, CEO of Concerned Veterans for America.
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