State Hospitals should take appropriate action to address the insufficient hours worked by the four psychiatrists and their dishonesty by April 1, 2016.
State Hospitals reported that one psychiatrist separated from state service in March 2017, one psychiatrist was dismissed in March 2017, and one psychiatrist resigned in March 2017.
State Hospitals reported that it completed its investigation of the four psychiatrists and has worked with its legal and personnel staff to take action against them. It reported that one of the psychiatrists resigned in October 2016 and that it has action pending against the other three psychiatrists.
In March 2016 State Hospitals requested copies of evidence we had obtained during the course of our investigation and launched its own investigation into the insufficient hours worked by the four psychiatrists and their dishonesty.