|Title:||Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, New York|
Glens Falls, NY
Clifton Park, NY
Saranac Lake, NY
|VA Office:||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
|Report Author:||Office of Healthcare Inspections
This Office of Inspector General (OIG) Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Program report provides a focused evaluation of the quality of care delivered in the inpatient and outpatient settings of the Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical Center. The inspection covered key clinical and administrative processes associated with promoting quality care. It focused on Leadership and Organizational Risks; COVID-19 Pandemic Readiness and Response; Quality, Safety, and Value; Registered Nurse Credentialing; Mental Health: Emergency Department and Urgent Care Center Suicide Risk Screening and Evaluation; Care Coordination: Inter-facility Transfers; and High-Risk Processes: Management of Disruptive and Violent Behavior.