Reporter, Whistleblower Recall Problems That Plagued Phoenix VA

Published: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:20pm
Updated: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:33pm
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A civil trial is getting underway this morning in a case accusing the Phoenix VA of medical malpractice.

It involves an Army veteran who went a year between getting a prostate exam and being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

We’ll talk about this case in a moment, but first, a reminder of the problems that plagued the Phoenix VA and veterans’ health care across the country. Dennis Wagner broke the story of the Phoenix VA scandal. He’s a reporter for The Arizona Republic and

One of the key reasons the problems at the Phoenix VA became known was because of the whistleblowing of Dr. Sam Foote, who was a physician there.

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