Investigators: Colorado Vet Died After Getting Painkillers A Colorado man suffering from chronic pain died two days after he obtained methadone with a prescription from a Veterans Affairs Department doctor, government investigators said Thursday, but they could not determine whether the drug contributed to his death.
VA Nurse Accused Of Swapping Fentanyl SyringesA former nurse at the Denver VA has been charged with stealing fentanyl. Investigators say it happened in 2016 and on several occasions, Lisa Marie Jones removed fentanyl from a vial and replaced it with another substance.
Unclean Floors, Kitchens Found At Colorado Veterans HospitalDirty floors, unclean kitchens and dusty vents were found by inspectors who checked a veterans hospital and a small veterans clinic.
No Prosecution In Over-Budget Veterans HospitalThe Justice Department has declined to prosecute two Veterans Affairs Department executives after lawmakers accused them of misleading Congress about massive cost overruns at a Denver-area VA hospital.
New Deputy Secretary: VA Health Care System Is 'Out Of Whack'The new acting deputy secretary of the Veterans Administration says the VA health care system is "out of whack" and they're making big changes.
David Vs. Goliath: Nurse Wins Whistleblowing Lawsuit Against VAA longtime nurse has won her case her against the VA. She dragged the government to court and won after being harassed, and passed over for blowing the whistle at the Denver VA Medical Center.
FBI Looks Into Congress' Claims VA Lied About Hospital CostsThe Justice Department is considering whether to investigate allegations that Veterans Affairs Department executives lied to Congress to conceal massive cost overruns at a $1.7 billion VA hospital under construction in Aurora.
VA Whistleblower Resigns, Citing RetaliationA Department of Veterans Affairs employee who told Congress the agency was using unauthorized wait lists for mental health care in Colorado has resigned, saying he was subjected to retaliation for speaking out.