|Title:||Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland|
Glen Burnie, MD
|VA Office:||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
|Report Author:||Office of Healthcare Inspections
This Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Program (CHIP) provides a focused evaluation of the quality of care delivered at the VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland, covering leadership and organizational risks and key clinical and administrative processes associated with promoting quality care. For this inspection, the areas of focus were Quality, Safety, and Value; Medical Staff Privileging; Environment of Care; Medication Management: Controlled Substances Inspections; Mental Health: Military Sexual Trauma Follow-Up and Staff Training; Geriatric Care: Antidepressant Use among the Elderly; Women’s Health: Abnormal Cervical Pathology Results Notification and Follow-Up; and High-Risk Processes: Emergency Department and Urgent Care Center Operations.