TITLE

Preliminary Observations on the Purchasing and Tracking of Supplies and Medical Equipment and the Potential Impact on Veterans' Safety

AUTHOR(S)
Draper, Debra A.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/23/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the observations of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the potential risks of purchasing and tracking of supplies and medical equipment on veterans' safety in the U.S. It explains the inconsistent compliance on selected Department of Veterans Affairs' medical center (VAMC) in the requirements or policies in purchasing items such as expendable medical supplies. It also reviews the VA policies and selected three purchasing and tracking requirements.
ACCESSION #
54106913

 

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