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VA executive: Wait times can be fixed in 2 years

Boston.com / Associated Press, August 7, 2014
Long wait times for veterans to get health care can be cleared up in two years, along with investigations of employees accused of falsifying data to hide the problem, Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday. Gibson, who toured the Denver VA hospital, said his department has to change its culture to get employees to take responsibility for solving problems. Most VA workers are dedicated and know change is necessary, he said. "I really believe that in as little as two years the conversation can completely change," Gibson said.