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Best care anywhere : why VA health care would work better for everyone

Author: Phillip Longman
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2012.
Series: BK currents book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Once denigrated for shoddy care and antiquated systems, the VA health system has become a hallmark of excellence and technical innovation. Best Care Anywhere uses the VA turnaround to illustrate deeper lessons for the U.S. health care system. In particular, it shows how fee-for-service healthcare leads to more expensive, less comprehensive, and less effective healthcare. Takeaway: efficient electronic medical  Read more...
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Longman, Phillip.
Best care anywhere.
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2011
(DLC) 2011046397
(OCoLC)760270761
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Longman
ISBN: 9781609945817 1609945816 9781609945824 1609945824
OCLC Number: 775302596
Description: 1 online resource (xliv, 176 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface to the Third Edition: After Obamacare; Introduction; ONE: Best Care Anywhere; TWO: Hitting Bottom; THREE: Revenge of the Hardhats; 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: VA Care for Everyone; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; About the Author.
Series Title: BK currents book.
Responsibility: Phillip Longman.
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Once denigrated for shoddy care and antiquated systems, the VA health system has become a hallmark of excellence and technical innovation. This book uses the VA turnaround to illustrate deeper  Read more...

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