Augusta's Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center had to call contract mechanics 260 times last year to repair broken and stuck elevators that records show trapped 25 passengers and ...
After having a bad experience applying for and receiving VA benefits when her husband died, Deborah McCullar hopes to become a local advocate for widows of veterans.
Only 2.3 percent of the 106,115 appointments completed from September through January at Augusta's downtown and uptown VA medical centers were delayed more than 30 days.
A Jefferson County man is leading an effort to build a Veterans Affairs hospital in Louisville, Ga., for patients who have limited income and lack transportation in rural areas beyond south Augusta.
The new director of Augusta's Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center made her first public appearance before nearly 100 patients.
A report found that nurses and physicians at Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center failed to maintain a vacuum-assisted device used to close a patient's surgical incision in 2013.
A Department of Veterans Affairs program started in November to resolve nationwide delays in care lacks consistent guidelines and effective management, reports show.
The Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a town hall meeting next to discuss health-care programs, eligibility and benefits with local veterans.
The Veterans Transportation Service has helped the Augusta VA gradually eliminate long trips and reduce reimbursement payments by more than 8 percent in the past three fiscal years, according to ...
Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center patient-support staff will receive an 11 percent pay raise and an expanded role in the hospital's health care operations after successfully reducing ...
Former employees who have accused the federal health care system of using retaliation to cover up delays have mixed feelings about new legislation to better protect whistleblowers.
Many applauded the hiring of Maria Andrews as the next director of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, saying her of experience in government health care could give the troubled hospital a ...
The Department of Veterans Affairs has appointed a new director for Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, with the hope that stable leadership can restore credibility to the hospital.
The bill, known as the "Increasing VA Accountability to Veterans Act," would reclaim pensions, limit paid administrative leave and reduce bonuses to VA's executives.
Two inspector general reports reinforce views that the Department of Veterans Affairs' Southeast Network of hospitals lacks the personnel, resources and training to provide quality patient care.
The bill, which would affect past and future payments, could result in at least six executives at Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center returning more than $30,000 in performance awards and ...
After a year that saw upheavals in top management, Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center heads into 2015 with plans to have a new chief of staff by next month.
As of Nov. 1, the latest data available from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA had 35,973 pending appointments at its two Augusta hospitals and outpatient clinics in Aiken and Athens.
A year after a legal dispute threatened to kill project funding, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs has awarded Freedom's Path $790,000 in federal tax credits.
Michelle Cox-Henley, the chief of nursing and patient services at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has been named acting director of the Augusta hospital.