Hines VA Hospital
Joan Ricard is leaving after nearly 40 years of service in the Department of Veterans Affairs, including two years as director of the hospital. Her resignation comes amid a slew of allegations about poor treatment at veterans’ hospitals across the country — and after the dismissal Monday of four high-ranking VA officials.
Veterans around the country, including here in Chicago, finally had their say about the scandal surrounding the VA health care system. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he’s met with doctors from a suburban Chicago veterans hospital who tell him “boxes and boxes” of echocardiograms went unread for weeks and that some patients died in the interim.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants heads to roll at Hines VA Hospital, due to the millions of dollars in bonuses paid out for top executives since 2011, in light of questions about whether patient waiting times were manipulated.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says five cases had to be settled in court after treatment delays harmed Hines VA patients.
Federal investigators are combing records at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood and Senator Mark Kirk says they’re there for a good reason.
A Chicago-area Vietnam veteran will get a $12 million medical malpractice settlement from the federal government.
Some southwest suburban residents are honoring veterans by welcoming them into their home. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Governor Quinn dished out the idea at a news conference at the Hines VA Hospital Sunday.
Memories of the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 are thick today at the Hines Veterans’ Administration Hospital near Maywood.