Dayton VA Medical Center http://wyso.org en Audit: 5 Ohio VA Sites Saw Most Vets Within Month http://wyso.org/post/audit-5-ohio-va-sites-saw-most-vets-within-month <p></p><p>A federal audit shows that five Veterans Affairs medical facilities in Ohio scheduled most of their patients for appointments within 30 days, and two of those sites have been flagged for further review.</p><p>The VA says more than 57,000 patients nationwide have been waiting three months or more for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:58:03 +0000 Associated Press 51111 at http://wyso.org Audit: 5 Ohio VA Sites Saw Most Vets Within Month Conditions At Dayton VA Reflect National Problems, Growing Scandal http://wyso.org/post/conditions-dayton-va-reflect-national-problems-growing-scandal <p></p><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 14:30:18 +0000 Jerry Kenney 50457 at http://wyso.org Conditions At Dayton VA Reflect National Problems, Growing Scandal Motive Sought In Dayton VA Shooting http://wyso.org/post/motive-sought-dayton-va-shooting <p>Authorities are trying to determine what led to a shooting at a Veterans Affairs hospital that ended with a housekeeping employee shot in the ankle and a retired worker in custody.</p><p>Police say 61-year-old Paul Burnside was shot Monday in a struggle over a gun with 59-year-old Neil Moore. They say the revolver went off as the two fought over it in an employee break room.</p><p>Authorities say Moore was taken into custody at another hospital where he was seeking psychiatric treatment.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 10:17:41 +0000 Associated Press 49526 at http://wyso.org UPDATE: Shooter Reported At Dayton VA, In Police Custody http://wyso.org/post/update-shooter-reported-dayton-va-police-custody <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: normal;"><em>Update at 3:00pm:</em> One person was injured in a shooting at the&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Dayton VA Medical Center</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;earlier today, and a suspect is in custody, according to the Dayton Police Department.&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); fo Mon, 05 May 2014 17:01:11 +0000 Emily McCord 49479 at http://wyso.org Dayton Veterans Unit To Get $5M Renovation http://wyso.org/post/dayton-veterans-unit-get-5m-renovation <p>A veterans center in Dayton is planning a $5 million renovation of the dementia unit of its long-term care facility.</p><p>Officials at the Dayton VA Medical Center tell the Dayton Daily News that the project calls for modernizing the 40-bed unit with updated safety and technology features, and "quality-of-life" enhancements.</p><p>Hospital officials say the renovation is part of $84 million in upgrades already approved for federal funding.</p><p>The medical center provides medical care to more than 35,000 veterans a year at its campus, west of downtown Dayton.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 45118 at http://wyso.org