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Minneapolis VA cited second time for failures in the suicide of a veteran

 

January 10, 2020

Jim Mone – Associated Press

For the second time in 16 months, a federal watchdog agency has cited the Minneapolis VA Health Care Center for failures connected to a Minnesota veteran's suicide.

For the second time in 16 months, a federal watchdog agency has cited the Minneapolis VA Health Care Center for failures connected to a Minnesota veteran's suicide.

"I want to die," the veteran said after he was admitted to the medical center in the spring of 2018. Three days later, a nurse overheard the man talking on the telephone, saying he was going to die in the hospital. "I want you to have the seven acres for all the help you have given me," the vet told the other person on the line.

http://www.startribune.com/minneapolis-va-cited-second-time-for-failures-in-vet-suicide/566863202/

 

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