Posts tagged with "Atlanta VA Medical Center"

New VA outpatient center opens at former DeVry property in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 21, 2015

The Atlanta VA Medical Center has opened an outpatient clinic in the city of Decatur on the site of the former DeVry University property. Patients began visiting the building on Arcadia Avenue in March. The VA Medical Center announced on its Facebook page that the outpatient center will have its official ribbon cutting in July. […]

UPDATE – Woman dies after fall from VA parking deck

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 21, 2014

A woman fell from the third floor of the Atlanta VA Medical Center’s parking deck on Friday morning, Nov. 21, and later died the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. DeKalb County Fire Rescue spokesperson Capt. Eric Jackson said he received the call around 11 am, but did not personally visit the scene. Last week, he identified the […]

FBI looks into VA wait times

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 12, 2014

CNN reports that the FBI is investigating the Department of Veterans Affairs as more damaging information comes to light about wait times at VA hospitals. The investigation at the moment is focused on the VA facilities in Phoenix, and it’s not clear if that probe will expand to other hospitals in the country. An FBI […]

Further review – Audit flags Atlanta VA

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 10, 2014

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has put the Atlanta VA Medical Center on a list of facilities that need further scrutiny for their long patient wait times. The announcement is the latest development in a scandal about veterans’ difficulty accessing VA services. Auditors found that the average wait time for new patients at the Atlanta VA […]

Report – Atlanta VA has third-longest wait times

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 4, 2014

Atlanta’s VA Medical Center is under new scrutiny following questions about wait times at veteran’s hospitals around the country. USA Today uncovered new data showing the depth of the problem, according to 11 Alive. Both are Gannett-owned media companies. According the 11 Alive Story, Atlanta’s VA Medical Center, based in greater Decatur, is tied with […]

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