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Best care anywhere
Phillip Longman

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Best care anywhere
why VA health care would work better for everyone
3rd ed.
Phillip Longman

Published 2011 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers in San Francisco .
Written in English.

About the Book

"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 records are the secret key to better health outcomes. New to this edition is a particular focus on the trials and tribulations of "Obamacare," the Ryan proposal, and the fiscal crisis. It also includes new success stories of "exporting" the VA VistA system in West Virginia and Texas as well as completely updated statistics and research, including 2011 cancer studies by Harvard University that prove VA cancer patients outlive cancer patients in traditional healthcare."--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Best Care Anywhere
Hitting Bottom
Revenge of the Hard Hats
VistA in Action
The Kizer Revolution
Safety First
Who Cares about Quality?
When Less Is More
Open-Source Medicine
The Electronic Medical Records Movement
Growing the VA
The Vista Life Network Epilogue.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
BK currents book, BK currents book

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
362.1086/970973

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. ;

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25102272M
ISBN 13
9781609945176
LC Control Number
2011046397

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