Veterans Affairs

Denver VA Medical Center (credit: CBS)

VA Surgeries Up In Denver After Instrument Problem Fixed

The Denver veterans hospital says it’s doing more operations after resolving a cleaning problem that left trace mineral deposits on its stainless steel surgical instruments.

10/15/2014

Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Coffman’s Campaign More Inclusive As District Changes

Mike Coffman spent his childhood in Aurora, but the city he now represents as part of Colorado’s 6th congressional district has changed so dramatically that Coffman himself has shifted his focus.

10/09/2014

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

Congress Taking Action On Costly, Delayed VA Hospital In Aurora

Congress is taking action on the costly, delayed construction on the VA Medical Center on the Anschutz Medical Center campus in Aurora thanks to a Colorado representative.

09/10/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

Eastern Colorado VA Resumes Surgeries

Surgeries are once again being done at the Denver VA after concerns were raised about its air-handling units.

08/28/2014

Pres. Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boost For Vets’ Health: Obama Signs New Law

Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.

08/07/2014

Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson in Denver (credit: CBS)

Deputy VA Secretary In Denver, Cites Leadership Failures

Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says failed leadership is one reason some veterans hospitals are falling short even while others are excelling.

08/06/2014

Veteran Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson Sloan Gibson  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

VA Deputy Chief In Denver: More Employees Face Punishment

More Veterans Administration employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Veteran Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson Sloan Gibson  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

VA Deputy Chief Addresses Veterans In Denver

VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson is addressing a veterans convention in Denver days after his department said it wanted to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

08/05/2014

The clinic in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

VA Wants To Fire 2 Accused Of Manipulating Data

The Veterans Affairs Department says it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

07/30/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

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