Best Care Anywhere

Best Care Anywhere

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NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED 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 VAa€™s reports, and investigations by veterans advocacy groups and the VAa#39;s own inspector general. The cumulative effect on the average news consumer can be an impression that the VA is limping along from one scandal to ... that became the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act of 2010, or a€œObamacare, a€ political operatives in the White House ... might be possible to expand access to health care for tens of millions of uninsured Americans, as Obamacare promises to do, anbsp;...

Title:Best Care Anywhere
Author:Phillip Longman
Publisher:Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 2012-03-05


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