Report Summary

Title: Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the West Texas VA Health Care System in Big Spring
Report Number: 22-00037-117 Download
Issue Date: 5/11/2023
City/State: Big Spring, TX
Abilene, TX
San Angelo, TX
Fort Stockton, TX
Hobbs, NM
Odessa, TX
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Healthcare Inspections
Report Type: CHIP
Release Type: Unrestricted

This Office of Inspector General Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Program report describes the results of a focused evaluation of the outpatient settings at the West Texas VA Health Care System and associated outpatient clinics in Texas and New Mexico. This evaluation focused on four key operational areas:

• Leadership and organizational risks

• Quality, safety, and value

• Medical staff privileging

• Environment of care

The OIG issued one recommendation for improvement related to medical staff privileging:

• Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations

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