Dayton VA Medical Center

Around the Miami Valley
8:44 am
Mon March 12, 2012

DDN:Ohio VA Clinic Paid $940K in Cases Over 8 Deaths

DAYTON, Ohio(AP) - Public records show the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs paid out $940,000 in cases related to the deaths of eight Dayton VA Medical Center patients.

The center came under scrutiny last year after allegations of improper hygiene by a dentist at a clinic. Records requested and obtained by the Dayton Daily News reveal the center has faced 72 medical malpractice claims since 2007, including those related to eight deaths between 2005 and 2008. There are pending claims over two deaths in 2009 and 2010.

Around the Miami Valley
8:27 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Dayton VA Center Investigating Improper Conduct

A report says the Dayton VA medical center is investigating allegations of improper conduct by an employee.

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Military
7:33 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Dayton VA Medical Center Says Dental Clinic Care Now Safer

The director of a local VA medical center rocked last year by allegations of improper dental-clinic hygiene says any lingering patient-care concerns have been addressed and improvements made.

The director says Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center received a "clean slate" on issues identified by the VA's inspector general's office. An inspector general's spokeswoman would not comment Monday.

An investigation found a clinic dentist wasn't regularly changing latex gloves or properly sterilizing equipment. The dentist denies the allegations.

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Health
12:07 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

New Head for Dayton VA Medical Center

The Dayton VA Medical Center has a new director.  The Center that serves some A southwest Ohio medical center that serves some 37,000 veterans says Glenn Costie took over today.

The Dayton VA Medical center, which was rocked by dental clinic hygiene problems, says he is committed to delivering high quality and safe care to veterans.

Costie was the director at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO, the last two-plus years. He spent much of his 27-year VA career at Cleveland's VA Medical Center.

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WYSO Weekend
10:30 am
Mon August 29, 2011

WYSO Weekend: August 28, 2011

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

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