Inspector General Open Recommendations
01/14/2021 - Small Business Administration Inspection of SBA's Implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations
01/13/2021 - Department of Veterans Affairs Thoracic Surgery Quality of Care Issues and Facility Leaders’ Response at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, Florida Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations
The Under Secretary for Health designates a thoracic specialty leader who has the authority to review all aspects of the personnel and management actions and can provide unbiased, authoritative, and timely guidance to facilities on the most clinically sound course of action when a thoracic surgeon’s practice or outcomes are under review, in order to ensure that VA provides high quality care.
The Under Secretary for Health defines expectations for peer review committee members whose cases are being reviewed to leave the room during those deliberations, provides guidance on how that recusal is to be annotated in the Peer Review Committee minutes, and updates Veterans Health Administration policy, as needed.
01/12/2021 - Department of Veterans Affairs Deficiencies in Privileging a Urologist to Practice and Medication Management Processes at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations