Health Services Research & Development

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In This Issue

Commentary

VA's Performance Measurement Makeover
by Michael J. Kussman, M.D., M.S., MACP, Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration

Response to Commentary

The Role of Health Services Research in Performance Measurement
by Paul W. Shekelle, M.D., Ph.D., VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Research Highlights

Providing Optimal Care Is Complex— And So Is Measuring It
by Rodney A. Hayward, M.D., HSR&D Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Building a Better VA Performance Measurement System
by Steven M. Asch, M.D., M.P.H., HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Performance Measurement: Technical Aspects
by Timothy P. Hofer, M.D., Ms.C., HSR&D Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Profile

VA's Performance Management Work Group
by Tammy Czarnecki, M.S.O.L., M.S.N., R.N., Clinical Quality Program Specialist, Office of Quality and Performance

Announcements

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The HSR&D Cyber Seminar Program, A Great Educational Resource

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