Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care Is Better Than Yours (Bk Currents Book)

Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care Is Better Than Yours (Bk Currents Book)

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Phillip Longman tells the amazing story of the turnaround of the Department of Veterans Affairs health-care system from a dysfunctional, scandal-prone bureaucracy into the benchmark for high-quality medicine in the United States. Best Care Anywhere shows that vast swaths of what we think we know about health, health care, and medical economics are just plain wrong. And the book demonstrates how this extraordinarily cost-effective model, which has proven to be highly popular with veterans, can be made available to everyone. New to this edition is an analysis of how the shortcomings of both so-called Obamacare and Republican plans to privatize Medicare reinforce the need for applying the lessons of the VA. Also included are completely updated statistics and research, as well as examples of how the private sector is already beginning to learn from the VA’s example.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Berrett-Koehler Publishers; Third Edition, Revised and Expanded (March 5, 2012)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1609945174
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1609945176
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 0.035 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.54 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches

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