VA wasted billions on project cost overruns as patient care suffered

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) squandered billions of dollars on hospital construction projects that each went hundreds of millions of dollars over budget, all the while mismanaging a patient care system that often led to deadly delays for veterans seeking care and is apparently brimming with sentinel events. And in its current state, the VA will have to spend nearly $18 billion over the next three years just to hire enough doctors and nurses to be appropriately staffed. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare

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