Dayton VA Medical Center

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 28th, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Joyce Dyer

-Serving Women Veterans at the Dayton VA Center by Jerry Kenney

-This week's PoliticsOhio: Husted Election Directives Spark Debate by Emily McCord

The Dayton VA Center is the third oldest medical center in the VA system. They offer both primary and acute care services. The center is also home to a community living center and several rehabilitation programs. In 2010 the VA Center implemented a comprehensive healthcare program that offers more on-site services to female veterans, and the care they provide reaches anywhere between 1,600 and and 3,000 women.

DAYTON, Ohio(AP) - An Ohio congressman wants Veterans Affairs medical personnel who ignore infection control standards to face possible imprisonment.

Republican Rep. Mike Turner plans to announce legislation Monday allowing the government to fine and imprison for up to one year VA health employees for intentionally bypassing safeguards. The Dayton Daily News reports Turner is likely to formally introduce the bill after Labor Day.