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Removal Of Some Managers, More Changes Coming For Roseburg VA


Poor leadership in Roseburg has affected care at the VA clinic in Eugene, nurses and a former surgeon said.

Poor leadership in Roseburg has affected care at the VA clinic in Eugene, nurses and a former surgeon said.

Chris Pietsch/Register-Guard

The Veterans Affairs health care system in Roseburg will remove some senior managers and make other changes, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said Thursday after meeting with high-ranking VA officials.

Those changes will affect ­operations at the VA clinic in northeast Eugene, part of the VA Roseburg Healthcare System.

The VA officials shared with DeFazio, D-Ore., preliminary ­findings from an investigation into alleged mismanagement, ­misconduct and degraded ­patient care in the VA ­Roseburg ­Healthcare ­System.

DeFazio did not identify the ­managers ­targeted for ­reassignment or removal, citing VA personnel protections.

Read the full story at the Register-Guard.

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