Madigan Army Medical Center http://kuow.org en Mandatory Furloughs Tough On Employees At Madigan Army Medical Center http://kuow.org/post/mandatory-furloughs-tough-employees-madigan-army-medical-center <p><em>Correction 7/8/2013: A previous version of this story contained an error. Furloughs begin Monday, July 8, not Friday, July 12.</em></p><p>Beginning Monday, more than 2,600 civilian employees at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma will begin mandatory one-day-a-week furloughs.</p><p>The furloughs are a result of the federal spending cuts known as sequestration. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:13:14 +0000 Patricia Murphy 16238 at http://kuow.org Mandatory Furloughs Tough On Employees At Madigan Army Medical Center Army Surgeon General Suspends Trust Enhancement Program Following Investigation http://kuow.org/post/army-surgeon-general-suspends-trust-enhancement-program-following-investigation <p><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>Correction: An earlier version of this story misspelled the name of the program director, Claudette Elliott. </em></p><p>The Army has suspended the Trust and Enhancement Sustainment Task Force, a program that was created to help improve patient care by building on trust. Documents from the investigation obtained by KUOW show that investigators found the task force lacked the structure and employee training standards needed to execute its mission.</p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:56:34 +0000 Patricia Murphy 11667 at http://kuow.org Army Surgeon General Suspends Trust Enhancement Program Following Investigation Army Investigation Clears Madigan Commander http://kuow.org/post/army-investigation-clears-madigan-commander <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An investigation into improper leadership involvement in </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">diagnoses of </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">post-traumatic stress disorder at Madigan Army Medical Center has cleared Hospital Commander Col. Dallas </span>Homas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of any wrongdoing.</span></p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:29:17 +0000 Patricia Murphy 9941 at http://kuow.org Army Investigation Clears Madigan Commander New Army Report Finds Trouble With Behavioral Health System http://kuow.org/post/new-army-report-finds-trouble-behavioral-health-system <p></p><p>The Army has more than doubled its number of military and civilian behavioral health workers in the past five years, however, a <span style="line-height: 1.5;">newly released report that examines how the Army evaluates soldiers for mental health issues finds that the system is riddled with problems.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:40:39 +0000 Patricia Murphy 9536 at http://kuow.org