Former pathologist for Arkansas VA hospital says no impaired work after ’16

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 5:30 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Veterans Healthcare of the Ozarks July 2018.

Administrators told veterans on Monday that it will take six months to verify the diagnoses of a pathologist who officials say did work while impaired.

The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks sees an average of 53,000 patients a year. The system also operates community-based outpatient clinics in Fort Smith, Harrison, Ozark in Arkansas; Branson and Mount Vernon in Missouri; and Jay, Okla.

Veterans and family members with questions about the pathology review at the Veterans Healthcare Center of the Ozarks can call a hot line at (866) 388-5428 and locally at (479) 582-7995.

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