New Director To Target Backlogs At Oxnard VA Clinic
The clinic's problems came up at a U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing last week -- in which David J. Shulkin, the VA's under secretary for health, acknowledged issues with wait times at the facility.
The Ventura County Star:
New L.A. Director Tasked With Cutting Backlog At Oxnard VA Clinic
The Department of Veterans Affairs of Greater Los Angeles has hired an executive director of ambulatory care and community-based clinics whose duties will include reducing the backlog for appointments at its Oxnard clinic, an official said Wednesday. Richard P. Robinson, who has served as president and CEO of hospitals in Florida, Texas, California and New York and served in the U.S. Air Force's Strategic Air Command as an accounting specialist, will begin his new job Monday, according to Nikki T. Baker, an associate chief of public and congressional relations for the VA in Los Angeles. Sullivan, 4/27)