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Home News Combined Assessment Program Review of the VA Maine Healthcare System Augusta, Mainenr (8/3/2011)

Combined Assessment Program Review of the VA Maine Healthcare System Augusta, Maine\n\r (8/3/2011)

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The purpose of the review was to evaluate selected operations, focusing on patient care administration and quality management (QM). This review focused on eight operational activities. The facility complied with selected standards in the following three activities: (1) management of workplace violence, (2) medication management, and (3) registered nurse competency. The facility’s reported accomplishments were a specialized hospice and palliative care program, becoming a tobacco-restricted campus, and an outreach and educational program for homeless veterans. OIG made recommendations for improvement in the following five activities: (1) Quality Management, (2) physician credentialing and privileging, (3) environment of care, (4) coordination of care, and (5) enteral nutrition safety.

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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