Report Summary

Title: Combined Assessment Program Review of the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, Dublin, Georgia
Report Link: http://www.va.gov/oig/pubs/VAOIG-13-02314-39.pdf
Report Number: 13-02314-39
Issue Date: 1/7/2014
City/State: Dublin, GA
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Healthcare Inspections
Report Type: CAP Reviews
Release Type: Unrestricted
Summary: The purpose of the review was to evaluate selected health care facility operations, focusing on patient care quality and the environment of care. During the review, OIG provided crime awareness briefings to 309 employees. This review focused on eight operational activities. OIG made recommendations for improvement in all eight of the following activities: (1) quality management, (2) environment of care, (3) medication management – controlled substances inspections, (4) coordination of care – hospice and palliative care, (5) pressure ulcer prevention and management, (6) nurse staffing, (7) construction safety, and (8) Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program.