Report Summary

Title: Combined Assessment Program Review of the VA St. Louis Health Care System, St. Louis, Missouri
Report Number: 15-00075-351 Download
Issue Date: 5/18/2015
City/State: St. Louis, MO
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Healthcare Inspections
Report Type: CHIP
Release Type: Unrestricted

The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review to evaluate selected health care facility operations, focusing on patient care quality and the environment of care. This review focused on nine operational activities. OIG made recommendations for improvement in all nine of the following activities: (1) quality management, (2) environment of care, (3) medication management, (4) coordination of care, (5) magnetic resonance imaging safety, (6) acute ischemic stroke care, (7) surgical complexity, (8) emergency airway management, and (9) Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program.

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