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Phoenix VA Sent 12 Vets’ Medications To Wrong Person

A mix-up caused the prescription medications of 12 VA patients to be sent to a single individual.


VA policy dictated that medical personnel wait for an ambulance rather than take the veteran to the emergency room themselves; it took 1/2 hour for the ambulance to arrive. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Veteran Dies In VA Hospital While Waiting For An Ambulance

Veteran collapsed in the Albuquerque VA hospital cafeteria, just 500 yards from the emergency room.


(photo: VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System)

New Veterans Hospital Open To Patients

The new VA Medical Center is open for business. Staffers welcomed the first patients at the $1 billion facility in North Las Vegas yesterday morning.


(photo: VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System)

New VA Hospital Dedicated In North Las Vegas

The first veterans hospital in Southern Nevada is being dedicated to the public today.



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