New VA Secretary Announces Independent Review Aimed at Restoring Trust in Agency
Over the weekend, newly confirmed Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said he would restore trust in the department by launching an independent review of the agency's scheduling practices and by penalizing poorly performing officials. McDonald said the review would be conducted by the Joint Commission.
- "VA Chief Makes First Hospital Visit Amid Scandal" (AP/Modern Healthcare, 8/9).
- "New V.A. Chief Promises To Mend Practices" (Curtis, New York Times, 8/9).