This is beyond unacceptable. Under no circumstances should the Spokane or Walla Walla VA Medical Centers have to cut staff or services because of a budget shortfall caused by the failed EHR. These facilities need more personnel and resources, not less.
Instead of cutting staff to make up for their mistakes, the VA should look at every other available option, including using the funding already available for the EHR – which is going unused while the program is halted – to support services and ensure veterans in Eastern Washington have access to the care they need.
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McMorris Rodgers Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Gold Star Families
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