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Home News Combined Assessment Program Review of the Alaska VA Healthcare System Anchorage, Alaska (9/21/2011)

Combined Assessment Program Review of the Alaska VA Healthcare System Anchorage, Alaska (9/21/2011)

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The purpose of the review was to evaluate selected operations, focusing on patient care administration and quality management (QM). During the review, OIG provided crime awareness briefings to 75 employees. This review focused on six operational activities. The facility complied with selected standards in the following five activities: (1) continuity of care; (2) environment of care; (3) management of workplace violence; (4) QM; (5) registered nurse competencies. The facility’s reported accomplishments were the development and implementation of a database dashboard to measure and monitor the facility’s clinical and business performance and the joint venture utilization management program with the 673rd Medical Group hospital. OIG made one recommendation for improvement in the physician credentialing and privileging activity.





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The issuance or replacement of military service medals, awards and decorations must be requested in writing.

Requests should be submitted in writing to the appropriate military service branch division of the NPRC. Standard form (SF 180), available through the VA, is recommended to submit your request. Generally, there is no charge for medal or award replacements. For more information, or for the mailing address of the military branch office to submit your request to, call 1-86-NARA-NARA (1-866-272-6272) or visit the NPRC website at www.archives.gov