Report Summary

Title: Combined Assessment Program Review of the Hampton VA Medical Center, Hampton, Virginia
Report Number: 12-03077-122
Issue Date: 3/4/2013
City/State: Hampton, VA
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 operations, focusing on patient care administration and quality management (QM). During the review, OIG provided crime awareness briefings to 275 employees. This review focused on 10 activities. The facility complied with selected standards in the following six activities: (1) coordination of care, (2) environment of care, (3) medication management, (4) moderate sedation, (5) point-of-care testing, and (6) QM. The facility’s reported accomplishment was a peer-led mental health program. OIG made recommendations for improvement in the following four activities: (1) mental health treatment continuity, (2) colorectal cancer screening, (3) polytrauma, and (4) nurse staffing.