TV News LIES

Wednesday, Aug 16th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Military VA releases findings on deaths, injuries from delayed tests

VA releases findings on deaths, injuries from delayed tests

E-mail Print PDF

Veteran's AdministrationThe Department of Veterans Affairs Monday released its findings on deaths and injuries that occurred as a result of delayed tests and treatments.

Going back to 1999, the VA identified three patients in the Sunshine Healthcare Network, which includes Florida, south Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who died from malignancies as the result of delays in treatment.

Two were from the North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System and one was from the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, according to the VA.

Another two patient deaths in the region were determined not be related to the delays.

Nationally, the VA identified 76 patients in the health care system for whom institutional disclosures were provided or attempted, based on their gastrointestinal care. Of those, 23 since died.

There were no deaths as the result of delays at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa or the C.W. “Bill” Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, but there were two “institutional disclosures” at the Bay Pines facility and one in Tampa, according to the report. That means that patients or their representatives were notified that they were harmed, or may have been harmed, during their care.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Army Black Hawk chopper carrying 5 missing off Hawaii coast

Blackhawk helicopter missingThe U.S. Army and Coast Guard are investigating a downed military Black Hawk helicopter off the...

Trump’s Nuclear Weapons Arsenal Isn’t Any Different Than Obama’s

US nucleararsenal has not changed under TrumpPresident Donald Trump says the U.S. nuclear arsenal has been beefed up since he took office...

Two U.S. Troops Killed in Iraq

2 US Troops killed in IraqTwo U.S. servicemembers were killed in northern Iraq on Sunday, the Pentagon said, and five others...

US Army forbids use of Chinese-made drones also flown by IDF

US army forbids use of Chinese dronesThe American military ordered its units to stop using a small, off-the-shelf drone last week, over...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!