OIG: DC VA hospital had 375+ patient safety incidents in 2 years

A recent investigation by the U.S. Office of Inspector General found U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials at nearly every level knew of sterilization issues and equipment problems at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, but were either unwilling or unable to fix those issues, putting patients at risk, according to a USA Today report. The OIG’s report, released March 7, found investigators at multiple levels had been aware of issues at the VA hospital since 2013, but failed to remedy those issues.

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