Health care personnel (61 - 70 of 72 items)
Information on Health Development Corporation
HRD-81-114: Published: Jun 26, 1981. Publicly Released: May 24, 1982.
GAO was asked for information relating to the Health Development Corporation (HDC). The objectives of the review were to determine whether community and migrant health centers were complying with certain legislative requirements and to assess the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) management and administrative practices relating to community and migrant health center programs.Because o...
DOD and Rand Corporation Studies Do Not Provide an Adequate Basis for Deciding on a Military Physician Assistant Grade Structure
FPCD-82-36: Published: Mar 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1982.
GAO was requested to review the use of physician assistants within the Department of Defense (DOD). Specifically, GAO analyzed the conflicting findings and recommendations of two independent studies of the physician assistant grade structure; one study was conducted by DOD, and the other was conducted for the Air Force by the Rand Corporation. It was pointed out that the Army, Navy, and Air Force...
Will There Be Enough Trained Medical Personnel in Case of War?
HRD-81-67: Published: Jun 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1981.
The military services medical departments have missions to: (1) provide peacetime care to eligible beneficiaries; and (2) maintain readiness to meet wartime contingencies. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent to which wartime military medical personnel shortages exist, what is being done or can be done to overcome the shortages, and how well available personnel are trained...
Reimbursement for National Health Service Corps Personnel
HRD-81-90: Published: Jun 4, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1981.
Local health clinics are responsible for reimbursing the Government for certain costs associated with health professionals assigned to them by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). GAO examined several aspects of the reimbursement issue. Specifically, GAO looked at the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) calculations of the amounts that the clinics were expected to reimburse, its pr...
The VA Health Manpower Assistance Program: Goals, Progress, and Shortcomings
HRD-79-8: Published: Mar 16, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1979.
The Veteran's Administration (VA) medical school assistance and health manpower training program was reviewed under its authorizing legislation to determine the extent to which this program was achieving the congressional intent of assisting the nation and VA in providing the best possible health care to veterans, and to analyze whether the program's allocated resources were reasonably improving t...
Savings to CHAMPUS From Requirement To Use Uniformed Services Hospitals
HRD-79-24: Published: Dec 29, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1978.
If a military dependent needs nonemergency hospital care and lives within a 40-mile radius of a military hospital, the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) requires that when available, the patient use the military rather than public hospital facilities in order for the expenses to be covered by the government. This cost savings measure is in jeapordy, however, i...
Employment of Foreign National M.D. in National Health Service Corps
B-187917: Published: Jan 17, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1977.
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Improprieties in Time and Attendance Practices at Medical Facilities
FGMSD-76-79: Published: Jan 14, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1977.
Allegations were made of improprieties in time and attendance practices by physicians at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia.All three physicians on the penitentiary medical staff earning maximum pay were improperly taking compensatory time off during working hours while being reported on regular duty. Instances were also found at other U.S. penitentiaries in which physicians earning maximum...
Results of Survey of Current and Former DOD Physicians and Dentists
HRD-77-14: Published: Nov 8, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1976.
A survey of present and former military physicians and dentists was conducted concerning employee satisfaction and job intentions.Physicians and dentists who had completed residency were generally satisfied with salaries and benefits. About 12 percent were highly satisfied with their present salaries and 59 percent expressed a degree of satisfaction; about 13 percent were highly satisfied with the...
Results of Survey of Current and Former PHS Physicians and Dentists
HRD-77-13: Published: Nov 8, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1976.
A survey of Public Health Service (PHS) physicians and dentists was conducted concerning employee satisfaction and job intentions and of former employees to determine why they left PHS.About 79 percent of PHS commissioned corps respondents expressed satisfaction with their present salary; 19 percent were highly satisfied. About 88 percent of the respondents were satisfied with the benefits provide...