Health Services Research & Development

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In This Issue

Director's Letter

Director's Letter
by David Atkins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, HSR&D

Commentary

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on VA's Dual Eligible Population
by Patricia Vandenberg, M.H.A., Gita Uppal, M.P.H., FACHE, Amyre Barker, M.P.H., and Duane Flemming, P.M.P., VHA Office of the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Policy and Planning, VA Central Office

Response to Commentary

What We Need to Know about Dual Use
by David Atkins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, HSR&D, Washington, D.C.

Research Highlights

What are the Quality Consequences of Medicare-VA Dual Use?
by Steven D. Pizer, Ph.D., Health Care Financing and Economics, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts


Health Information Exchange in the VA
by Michael Weiner, M.D., M.P.H. and David A. Haggstrom, M.D., M.A.S., both with HSR&D's Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana


Dual Use in Colon Cancer: What Have We Learned about Quality and Costs of Care?
by Denise M. Hynes, M.P.H., Ph.D., R.N., VA Information Resource Center (VIReC) and Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care (CMC3), located at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois



Changes in Outpatient Care-Seeking by Medicare-Eligible Veterans of Care
by Matthew L. Maciejewski, Ph.D., Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina and Chuan-Fen Liu, Ph.D., M.P.H., Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington


2013 USH Award

Bosworth Receives 2013 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research