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Medical Mistakes at VA Hospital Slammed by Congress

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Unhappy with the slow pace of improvements at a Veterans Administration (VA) hospital in Miami, where thousands of veterans were exposed to unsterilized colonoscopy equipment in 2009, lawmakers are calling for the ouster of the center’s director. …

VA Medical Center Surgery Errors Declining: Study

Although thousands of veterans were told in 2009 that they may have been exposed to infected blood and or treated by a “rogue” cancer unit that was using radiation treatment without knowing what it was doing, some researchers say that 2009 was a good year for U.S. veterans hospitals when it came to surgical errors. …

VA Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Over Problems with Cancer Treatment

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Medical malpractice lawsuits have been filed against the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Dr. Gary Kao and the University of Pennsylvania by veterans who say they were the victims of botched radiation therapy by a rogue cancer unit at the VA hospital. …

VA Hospital Malpractice Lawsuit Settled for Wrongful Death Claim

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The U.S. government has reportedly settled a VA hospital malpractice lawsuit with the wife of a veteran who died from a blood infection following a biopsy at an Illinois Veterans Affairs facility, where all major surgeries were stopped two years ago after a string of medical mistakes were discovered.…