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Best Care Anywhere : Why VA Health Care Is Better Than Yours.

Author: Phillip Longman
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Updated to reflect recent developments in health care, Best Care Anywhere, Second Edition, explains how the quality revolution at the nation's veterans hospitals can help us reform the U.S. health care system as a whole. The book also offers a realistic plan for creating a civilian version of the VA--a truly public option offering high-quality health care and substantial cost savings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Longman, Phillip.
Best Care Anywhere : Why VA Health Care Is Better Than Yours.
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Longman
ISBN: 9781609944704 1609944704
OCLC Number: 733040215
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Introduction; ONE: Best Care Anywhere; TWO: Hitting Bottom; THREE: Revenge of the Hard Hats; FOUR: VistA in Action; FIVE: The Kizer Revolution; SIX: Safety First; SEVEN: Who Cares about Quality?; EIGHT: When Less Is More; NINE: Open-Source Medicine; TEN: Growing the VA; ELEVEN: The Vista Life Network; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index; About the Author.

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Updated to reflect recent developments in health care, Best Care Anywhere, Second Edition, explains how the quality revolution at the nation's veterans hospitals can help us reform the U.S. health care system as a whole. The book also offers a realistic plan for creating a civilian version of the VA--a truly public option offering high-quality health care and substantial cost savings.

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