Monday, December 10, 2007

Healthcare for Veterans under scrutiny in NY -- the 'dark chapter'

The health care system under the Veterans Administration has been investigated and looked at by the bioethics community before, but according to the Times-Union , papers filed recently in a federal court in Albany detail a string of disturbing lapses at the VA Hospital in Albany. AMBI's Glenn McGee has been called as an expert witness and characterized the situation in the VA as a "systematic deception by clinicians in plain violation of medical and research ethics across 3,000 years of the development of such principals."

Ouch -- this is certainly not what our veterans deserve. To read the whole article, click here.

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