|Title:||Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia|
South Charleston, WV
|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 Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center and multiple outpatient clinics in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. The inspection covers key clinical and administrative processes that are associated with promoting quality care. This inspection focused on Leadership and Organizational Risks; COVID-19 Pandemic Readiness and Response; Quality, Safety, and Value; Registered Nurse Credentialing; Medication Management: Remdesivir Use in VHA; 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.