|Title:||Discharge Planning Deficits for a Veteran at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida|
|VA Office:||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
|Report Author:||Office of Healthcare Inspections
|Report Type:||Hotline Healthcare Inspection
The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a healthcare inspection to assess concerns about a patient with multiple medical problems at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Gainesville, Florida. In this inspection, the OIG identified potential issues related to discharge planning and care coordination for a patient who died 17 days after discharge from a 33-day hospital stay at Malcom Randall VAMC.