Memphis VA Hospital Fires 2 Top Officials Amid Investigations

In the wake of multiple congressional investigations into the facility, the Memphis VA Medical Center has fired two top officials, The Commercial Appeal reports. New Director David Dunning fired the hospital’s director of anesthesiology and head of surgery for “failure to lead and act.” The investigations are looking into allegations of botched surgeries and biopsies, delays in urgent care and rising threats to patient safety. The facility is currently ranked at the bottom of the VA’s own internal rankings.
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