ATLANTA (AP) -- Patients must wait an average of 61 days before getting an appointment at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Atlanta.<br />
WXIA-TV reports that waiting time, while lengthy, is an improvement from four months ago. It remains one of the worst averages in the country.<br />
The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, said earlier this week that fixing the waiting list could cost billions of dollars. He asked to be able to hire more doctors and nurses.
HOMESTEAD, FL - Matt Kenseth took home the winners trophy in the NASCAR Nationwide Series season finale on Saturday, holding off Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson for the victory while 18-year-old rookie Chase Elliott was officially crowned as the 2014 series champion in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton President Anthony Williamson said he would speak loudly in order to compete with the noise of construction crews outside the windows behind him. That sort of challenge expresses in a nutshell the story of the new hospital’s burgeoning inaugural year.