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Accession Number PB2014-100317
Title Healthcare Inspection: Evaluation of VHA Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Fiscal Year 2012.
Publication Date Sep 2013
Media Count 41p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The VA Office of Inspector General, Office of Healthcare Inspections completed an evaluation of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) for fiscal year 2012. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess if CBOCs provide veterans with consistent, safe, and high-quality health care. Our objectives were to determine whether VHA CBOCs have: Implemented processes to manage Diabetes Mellitus-Lower Limb Peripheral Vascular Disease to prevent lower limb amputation; Complied with selected VHA requirements regarding the provision of mammography services for women veterans; Providers who were credentialed and privileged in accordance with VHA Handbook 1100.19; Environments of care and emergency management processes in place as required; and Provided Primary Care and Mental Health services at contracted CBOCs according to contract provisions and with required contract oversight.
Keywords Community Based Outpatient Clinics(CBOCs)
Community health services
Health care
Mental health
Outpatient clinics
Veterans(Military personnel)

Source Agency Department of Veterans Affairs
NTIS Subject Category 74 - Military Sciences
44U - Health Care Delivery Organization & Administration
44K - Health Services
57T - Psychiatry
Corporate Author Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC. Office of Inspector General.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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