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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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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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Labor Department spends $100K on a book club

Labor Department spends $100K on a book club

By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 02:03 PM

They say "knowledge is power," but does it have to be so expensive?
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