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News - August 22, 2014

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility

Robert McDonald lays out ideas for reform, with local hospital as model

by Elena Kadvany

As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the federal Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, visited the Palo Alto VA Medical Center Wednesday and called it a standard-setting "crown jewel" within the troubled health care system.

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Online Editor Elena Kadvany can be emailed at ekadvany@paweekly.com.

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