Thursday, June 9, 2016

Arizona VA Fires Three More Officials

Three more Phoenix VA officials fired in aftermath of wait-time, retaliation probes
AZ Central
Dennis Wagner, The Republic
June 8, 2016

The three Phoenix officials, accused of negligence and lax oversight, have a right to appeal

Three more administrators at the Phoenix VA Health Care System have been fired in the aftermath of investigations that focused on a breakdown in service to veterans and retaliation against hospital employees who tried to report mismanagement and corruption affecting patient care.

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday identified the terminated employees as Lance Robinson, associate director at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center; Brad Curry, the chief of Health Administration Service; and Dr. Darren Deering, the hospital's chief of staff. According to a VA news release, they were removed for "negligent performance of duties and failure to provide effective oversight."
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