Recent Podcasts

Produced by the VA OIG the podcast features staff interviews that provide context and perspective for a better understanding of the OIG's oversight work.

Episode 75: Emergency Preparedness for VHA Telemental Health Care

Associate Director Laura Tover and Healthcare Inspector Tammy Wood discuss the recently published OIG report, titled Deficiencies in Emergency Preparedness for Veterans Health Administration Telemental Health Care at VA Clinic Locations Prior to the Pandemic.

Episode 74: VA OIG June 2021 Monthly Highlights

Host, Adam Roy, discusses the top OIG activities from June 2021.

Episode 73: VA OIG May 2021 Highlights

IG Michael Missal discusses the healthcare inspection related to the multiple homicides at VA medical center in Clarksburg, West Virginia and the recently published Semiannual Report to Congress covering OIG’s activities from October 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021

Episode 72: Drug Interactions Related to a Patient Death at the Marion VA Medical Center in Illinois

Valerie Lumm, Associate Director within the VA OIG joins Hanna Lin, a Healthcare Inspector, to discuss the recent report, "Drug Interactions Related to a Patient Death at the Marion VA Medical Center in Illinois."

Episode 71: VA OIG April 2021 Highlights

Host, Adam Roy, discusses the top OIG activities from April 2021.

Episode 70: VA OIG Team Reflects on PRAC Healthcare Subgroup Work

The Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General recently collaborated with other inspector general offices as part of the federal government’s response to the ongoing pandemic.

Episode 69: VA OIG March 2021 Highlights

Inspector General Missal joins host Adam Roy in this March 2021 highlights podcast.

Episode 68: Deficiencies in Care and Excessive Use of Restraints for a Patient Who Died at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia

Deficiencies in Care and Excessive Use of Restraints for a Patient Who Died at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia

Episode 67: Medication Delivery Delays Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic at the Manila Outpatient Clinic in Pasay City, Philippines

Medication Delivery Delays Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic at the Manila Outpatient Clinic in Pasay City, Philippines

Episode 65: VHA’s Virtual Primary Care Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

VHA’s Virtual Primary Care Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic March 2020

Episode 66: VA OIG February 2021 Highlights

February 2021 Monthly Highlights

Episode 64: VA OIG January 2021 Highlights

January 2021 Monthly Highlights

Episode 63: Nurse Staffing Shortages at the Community Living Center within the San Francisco VA Health Care System

Nurse Staffing Shortages at the Community Living Center within the San Francisco VA Health Care System

Episode 62: Management and Oversight of the Electronic Wait List for Healthcare Services

Management and Oversight of the Electronic Wait List for Healthcare Services

Episode 61: VA OIG December 2020 Highlights

December Monthly Highlights