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Feb 10, 2011 at 3:42 AM
Multiple sources told the NewsChannel 5 I-Team that nurses and staff were told to bathe, shave hair, comb hair and soak the feet of all the patients in preparation for the surprise inspection at the John Cochran V.A. Medical Center on Thursday morning.
Feb 7, 2011 at 12:18 PM
A St. Louis congressman will meet this week with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over sterilization concerns at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis.
Feb 4, 2011 at 3:18 PM
The director of St. Louis' Veterans Affairs medical center says surgeries could resume next week at the center. The site stopped performing surgeries because of concerns over contamination on some operating-room equipment.
Sep 9, 2010 at 4:04 PM
Senator Claire McCaskill said a troubled St. Louis veterans hospital has solved a sterilization problem. McCaskill said John Cochran hospital now has a customer service issue to deal with.
Aug 19, 2010 at 12:19 PM
Congressman Russ Carnahan plans to will hold a meeting with area veterans tonight to discuss recent safety lapses at John Cochran VA Medical Center and other veterans' health care issues.
Jul 30, 2010 at 6:35 AM
Three veterans treated at the St. Louis VA Medical Center's dental clinic have tested positive for hepatitis, and further testing will try to determine if inadequately sterilized dental equipment is to blame.
Jul 21, 2010 at 8:35 AM
A House committee approved an amendment to next year's VA appropriation bill that would establish an anonymous patient safety hotline at VA facilities.
Jul 13, 2010 at 4:57 AM
The public is invited to attend a meeting about the John Cochran VA Medical Center dental safety lapses.
Jul 8, 2010 at 11:36 AM
Congressman Russ Carnahan demanded people be held accountable for the medical mistakes made at the John Cochran VA Medical Center during a visit to the facility this morning.
Jun 29, 2010 at 12:46 PM
The St. Louis VA Medical Center is notifying 1,812 people that they may have been exposed to dirty dental equipment and be at risk of infections.