Opinions differ on whether it’s ‘meet the new boss, same as the old boss’ at Tomah VA

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The problem with overprescribing and veterans’ abuse of medication still lingers.”

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Tomah VA Medical Center’s ‘Candy Man’ stripped of license

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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In a deal announced Wednesday, the Department of Safety and Professional Services ordered the mental health professional to permanently surrender his license and registration.

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Veterans advocate: VA hospitals’ ‘improvement’ doesn’t tell whole story

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

While the vast majority of VA hospitals did note improvement in at least one category, that doesn’t mean the broken single-payer system is anywhere near fixed, said Kevin Nicholson.

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Senators ask Pence, Trump transition team, to hold troubled VA accountable

By   /  December 16, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

We are hopeful that under new leadership, the VA can embrace these principles to ensure that our nation’s veterans receive the care they deserve.”

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Congressional committees want answers on Tomah VA hospital

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Administrators at the troubled Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center are answering a lot of tough questions this week from congressional committees.

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Tomah VA employee: ‘We have forgotten who we work for’

By   /  December 6, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“They took away the ‘Candyman,’ but other providers still are pushing medications. The amount that they are still giving is insane,” the insider said.

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