Pittsburgh VA Hospital http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh VA Struggles To Compete In 'Eds And Meds' Economy http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-va-struggles-compete-eds-and-meds-economy <p></p><p></p><p>Reports of secret waitlists and preventable deaths at Veteran’s Affairs hospitals in Phoenix have spurred a nationwide audit of VA healthcare facilities.</p><p>The situation in Pittsburgh is not as dire as it is in Phoenix, but the VA facilities here are facing their own unique challenges.</p><p>Southwestern Pennsylvania is home to more than 260,000 veterans and their families, one of the largest concentrations of veterans in the United States.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:20:21 +0000 Liz Reid 30734 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh VA Struggles To Compete In 'Eds And Meds' Economy Reporting Cases of Infectious Diseases in VA Hospitals http://wesa.fm/post/reporting-cases-infectious-diseases-va-hospitals <p></p><p></p><p>Congressman <a href="http://murphy.house.gov/">Tim Murphy</a> is working with the <a href="http://veterans.house.gov/">House Veterans Affairs Committee </a>to pass legislation requiring veterans' hospitals to report cases of infectious diseases to state and local public health agencies. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:46:17 +0000 Marcus Charleston 11828 at http://wesa.fm Reporting Cases of Infectious Diseases in VA Hospitals