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US Senate Veterans Panel To Review Pricey Denver Hospital

The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is coming to Colorado to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and tour the construction site.

04/16/2015

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VA Appoints Interim Director For Denver Veterans Hospital

The Department of Veterans Affairs has appointed an interim director for its Denver-based Eastern Colorado Health Care System.

04/14/2015

The PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom Outpatient Clinic at Colorado Springs (credit: denver.va.gov)

Colorado Springs VA Clinic Has Worst Wait Times In State

El Paso County has the biggest concentration of veterans in Colorado, but its VA clinic ranks near the bottom nationwide at getting them in for health care within 30 days, according to government data.

04/09/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman: Cancel VA Bonuses, Use Them For Denver Hospital

Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday

03/26/2015

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VA Hospital Construction Chief Retires Amid Investigation

The top VA official in charge of construction nationwide retired Wednesday amid an internal investigation of delays and massive cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital, the agency said.

03/25/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congress Asked To Raise Spending Cap For Denver VA Hospital

Colorado’s congressional delegation is asking the House and Senate to raise the spending limit on Denver’s new veterans hospital from $800 million to $1.1 billion so the troubled project can be completed.

01/28/2015

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Study: Hyperbaric Chambers For Concussions No More Effective Than Placebo

A study released Monday says hyperbaric chambers were no more effective in treating post-concussion symptoms than air-filled placebo, or “sham,” chambers.

11/17/2014

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500 Homeless Vets Get Help At Denver Stand Down

Organizers say nearly 500 veterans have taken advantage of services ranging from haircuts to help resolving court cases at Denver’s annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down.

11/07/2014

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Haircuts, Health Checks Offered To Homeless Vets

Homeless veterans will be able to get clothing, toiletries, haircuts and hot meals at the annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Denver.

11/06/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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