Hospitals (81 - 90 of 99 items)
Review of the Medical School Affiliation Program at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Washington, D.C.
102222: Apr 14, 1977
The responses to a questionnaire sent to most physicians employed at the Washington, D.C., Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital identified certain deficiencies at the hospital which could have an adverse impact on the quality of the care that patients receive.The medical school affiliation plays a large part in attracting physicians to the hospital. Most of the physicians were satisfied with the...
Better Control Needed Over Army's Automated Military Outpatient System
HRD-83-44: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1983.
GAO completed a survey of the Automated Military Outpatient System (AMOSIST). This program uses enlisted medical corpsmen to provide health care service to adult dependent, military retiree, and active duty outpatients at certain Army hospitals. These corpsmen have limited medical training and are not supposed to exercise medical judgment and are expected to strictly adhere to medical algorithms w...
Health Care Needs of Veterans in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Should Be Assessed
HRD-78-84: Published: Mar 30, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1982.
The Veterans Administration's (VA's) furnishing of hospital care and medical treatment for nonservice-connected disabilities under contracts with private facilities and arrangements with private physicians in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands was reviewed. The review was directed toward: the use made of the VA's authority to provide medical treatment and hospital care for nonservice-connected dis...
Medicare Payments for Services of Supervisory and Teaching Physicians at Jackson Memorial Hospital
B-164031(4): Published: Nov 13, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Transfer of Physicians From the Boston Public Health Service Hospital
HRD-81-69: Published: Apr 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1981.
GAO was requested to review several matters pertaining to the administration of Boston's Public Health Service (PHS) hospital. Specifically, GAO addressed the: (1) reasons for, and personnel costs associated with, the transfer of the PHS physicians to private community hospitals; (2) adequacy of compensation arrangements between PHS and the private hospitals; and (3) other reassignment options ava...
Recruiting Management in the United States Air Force Recruiting Service
FPCD-80-62: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO reviewed recruiting management in the U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service by reviewing selected Air Force recruiting activities and interviewing officials, supervisors, and recruiters.GAO found that the Air Force controls over its recruiting program are sufficient to insure that quality recruits are procured in a timely fashion. The intense use of automated control systems provides good sceening...
GAO and the Public Health
094324: Nov 6, 1979
GAO has considered many public health services issues. In a review of the allocation of medical resources, it concluded that no system currently exists for ensuring that the number and type of physicians being trained is consistent with or related to the number needed. Concerning another issue, GAO sent questionnaires to hospitals which were receiving federally assisted loans and found that many o...
HEW Progress and Problems in Establishing Professional Standards Review Organizations
HRD-78-92: Published: Sep 12, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1978.
The Professional Standards Review Organization (PSRO) program was initiated to have local physicians establish peer groups to determine whether services to patients under the Medicare, Medicaid, and maternal and child health programs are medically necessary, provided in accordance with medical standards, and provided in an appropriate setting. Legislation provides for designating PSRO geographic a...
Management of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services Needs Improvement
MWD-76-48: Published: Nov 21, 1975. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1975.
No summary is currently available...