PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The VA Medical Center in West Philadelphia conducted another of its quarterly town hall meetings on Tuesday to gather input from the people it serves.
About 25 veterans gathered in a seventh-floor auditorium in the VA Medical Center to ask questions about care and offer suggestions on how to make it better.READ MORE: Segura 2 HRs, Nola Sharp, Phillies Beat Mets, Win 4th In Row
Al Veitiello is a Vietnam-era vet from Southwest Philadelphia.
“It’s a good chance for veterans like me and other veterans that utilize this facility to make recommendations on how they could improve on things, what things maybe that they haven’t even thought of yet that are gonna help not just this generation of veterans but future generations to come, ” he said.READ MORE: 2 Men Killed, 1 In Critical Condition After Shooting Inside North Philadelphia Deli
Daniel Hendee is the VA Medical Center director.MORE NEWS: Man Shot To Death On Front Porch In North Philadelphia, Police Say
“There are things that we don’t necessarily see from day-to-day that veterans see that gives us this immediate feedback so that we can address it and have that part of our problem-solving that we do each and every day,” Hendee said.