Traumatic Brain Injury Services and Leaders' Oversight at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System in New Orleans [open pdf - 888KB]
From the Executive Summary: "The VA [Department of Veterans Affairs] Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a healthcare inspection at the request of Chairman Mark Takano, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, to assess patient evaluation and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) at the Southeast Louisiana Health Care System (facility) in New Orleans. The purpose of the inspection was to assess allegations that facility staff failed to adequately evaluate and treat TBI for patients who served in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). "
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of the Inspector General, Healthcare Inspection Report No. 21-00669-176