|Title:||Community Based Outpatient Clinic Reviews Florence, Rock Hill, and Sumter (Sumter County), SC|
Rock Hill, SC
|VA Office:||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
|Report Author:||Office of Healthcare Inspections
|Report Type:||CBOC Reports
The VA Office of Inspector General reviewed three Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) during the week of November 14, 2011. CBOCs were reviewed in Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 7 at Florence, Rock Hill, and Sumter (Sumter County), SC. The purpose of the review was to assess whether CBOCs are operated in a manner that provides veterans with consistent, safe, high-quality health care. The review covered the following focused topic areas: short-term fee basis care, women’s health, management of diabetes mellitus-lower limb peripheral vascular disease, heart failure follow-up, credentialing and privileging, environment and emergency management, and CBOC contracts.
OIG noted opportunities for improvement and made a total of six recommendations to the VISN and facility managers.