Inspector General Open Recommendations
09/17/2020 - Department of Veterans Affairs Date of Receipt of Claims and Mail Processing During the COVID-19 National State of Emergency Audit - Agency-Wide Open Recommendations
09/17/2020 - Department of Veterans Affairs Improved Oversight of Surgical Support Elements Would Enhance Operating Room Efficiency and Care Audit - Agency-Wide Open Recommendations
The OIG recommended the Under Secretary for Health consider developing an oversight mechanism that includes the VISN Surgery Integrated Clinical Community Chair in the monitoring of medical facility operating room efficiency and surgical support element problems and ensures VISN Directors hold medical facilities accountable when these problems persist and reduce operating room efficiency.
The OIG recommended the Under Secretary for Health consider identifying surgical support element best practices used by efficient facilities and ensure less efficient medical facilities, where appropriate, implement these practices to address problems, reduce surgical cancellations and delays, and minimize patient risks.
The OIG recommended the Under Secretary for Health consider requiring medical facility surgical work groups to discuss the National Surgery Office Efficiency goals and their facility’s performance with support services, such as logistics, sterile processing service, and environment management service, at least quarterly and ensure they all work proactively and collaboratively to address surgical support element problems.
09/15/2020 - Department of Veterans Affairs
Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection of Veterans Integrated Service Network 12: VA Great Lakes Health Care System in Westchester, Illinois
Review - IL, US
WI, US Open Recommendations
09/11/2020 - U.S. Agency for International Development Financial Closeout Audit of USAID Resources Managed by Association for Reproductive and Family Health in Nigeria Under Cooperative Agreement AID-620-A-14-00004, January 1 to December 31, 2019 Other - NG Open Recommendations
09/11/2020 - Department of Education University of North Georgia's Controls Over Reporting Clery Act Crime Statistics Audit - GA, US Open Recommendations
We recommend that FSA’s Chief Operating Officer require North Georgia to allocate appropriate resources and assign personnel with sufficient knowledge to design and implement the internal controls developed during the review described in Recommendation 1.2. This may include collaboration between knowledgeable personnel from multiple school departments, including personnel with legal, risk management, audit, internal control, or Federal education compliance experience.
We recommend that FSA’s Chief Operating Officer require North Georgia to review school records for calendar years 2015–2017 to identify all incidents of reportable Clery Act crimes that should be included in North Georgia’s Clery Act crime statistics. Amend the reported crime statistics to correct any errors in the reported Clery Act crime statistics. Corrections should include, but are not limited to, the specific reporting errors identified in this report.
09/11/2020 - Government Publishing Office GPO’s Electronic Waste (e-waste) Processes and Procedures Inspection / Evaluation - Agency-Wide Open Recommendations
09/11/2020 - Government Publishing Office Open Recommendations
GPO should update its directives to align with its practices for hard drive sanitization and Business Unit procedures. Management Concurred. To address inconsistencies / gaps in current policies as they apply to eWaste disposal, the Office of the CIO has created a new agency wide directive entitled “Information Technology Electronic Equipment Disposal (e-Waste) Policy”. The policy is being staffed for approval. Once the policy is approved the OIG will review for closure.