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Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of the Wilmington VA Medical Center in Delaware

Report Information

Issue Date
Report Number
23-00093-51
VISN
4
State
Delaware
New Jersey
District
VA Office
Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author
Office of Healthcare Inspections
Report Type
Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Program
Report Topic
Patient Safety
Major Management Challenges
Healthcare Services
Recommendations
2
Questioned Costs
$0
Better Use of Funds
$0
Congressionally Mandated
No

Summary

Summary

This Office of Inspector General (OIG) Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Program report describes the results of a focused evaluation of the care provided at the Wilmington VA Medical Center in Delaware. This evaluation focused on five key operational areas:

•    Leadership and organizational risks

•    Quality, safety, and value

•    Medical staff privileging

•    Environment of care

•    Mental health (suicide prevention initiatives)

The OIG issued two recommendations for improvement in the environment of care topic area:

•    Inspection deficiency resolution tracking

•    Safe and clean environment

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No. 1
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to Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

The Director ensures staff track deficiencies identified during comprehensive environment of care inspections through resolution.

No. 2
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to Veterans Health Administration (VHA)