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Dallas VA Medical Center Wait Times Among Highest In The U.S.

How many times have you complained about having a hard time getting an appointment with your family doctor? But if you’re a veteran living in the Dallas area, you can expect a wait time that’s 12 times longer than private citizens.

In fact, according to a survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, an Irving-based healthcare search and consulting firm, people living in the metroplex will wait an average of five days for a doctor’s appointment.

CBS 11–06/09/2014

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Responses Abound After Inspector General Announces VA Investigation

The Inspector General’s office is investigating claims someone ordered staff at the VA Medical Center in Dallas to destroy appointment records.

CBS 11–05/16/2014

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Claims Of Hiring Discrimination At Dallas VA Medical Center

A team from the Department of Veterans Affairs will look into claims of racism, and discrimination at the North Texas VA Medical Center. The claims were made in a letter from the union that represents employees at the VA.

CBS 11–03/26/2014

VA North Texas Health Care System serves more than 113,000 Veterans. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas VA Hospital Opens Suite For Vets With Brain Injuries

The Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center opened a new suite Monday for veterans with polytrauma and traumatic brain injury.

10/21/2013

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A Veteran’s Wife: “Their Country Is Not Fighting For Them”

Pastor Darryl Alford is fighting to save his own life at the Dallas VA Medical Center. Alford’s story is one of many that have been told since CBS 11 began looking into concerns – all voiced by veterans, their families, or former VA medical experts.

10/18/2012