A veteran at the D.C. VA Medical Center tells Acting director Lawrence Connell the center's issues are systemic.

A veteran at the D.C. VA Medical Center tells Acting director Lawrence Connell the center's issues are systemic.

A scathing Inspector General report in April detailed a series of lapses at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in D.C. The findings were so serious that an initial report was made public out of concern that patient care was being compromised. The hospital quickly replaced its director with an interim chief, but questions remain about care at the flagship VA hospital in the nation’s capital. We speak to the interim director, as well as a military reporter and an advocate with the American Legion.

Guests

  • Nikki Wentling Veterans reporter, Stars And Stripes; @nikkiwentling
  • Lawrence Connell Acting Medical Center Director, D.C. VA Medical Center
  • Louis Celli National Director of Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, The American Legion

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