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Director's Letter by Martin Charns, DBA , Acting Director of HSR&D
Transforming VA Care to Improve the Veteran Experience
by Baligh Yehia, MD, MPP, MSc, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care, Washington, DC
A Research Agenda to Support VA's Transformation
by Austin Frakt, PhD, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Steven Pizer, PhD, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
Improving Communication for Veterans who
Receive Care from Community Providers
by Carolyn Turvey, PhD, Dawn Klein, MSW, both with HSR&D's Center for
Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation, Iowa City
VA Health Care System, and Kim Nazi, PhD, FACHE, Veterans and Consumers
Health Informatics Office, Office of Connected Care
Use of VA and Non-VA Care and Information Exchange between Sites
by William W. Hung, MD, MPH, Vinay Das, MD, Daniel Sun, Shatice Jones,
Lee Stefanis, and Kenneth Boockvar, MD, MS, all with the James J Peters
VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York and the VA Hudson Valley Health Care
System, Wappingers Falls, New York
Measuring Quality of Care in the Era of Veterans' Choice by Sameer D. Saini, MD, MS, Timothy P. Hofer, MD, MSc, Mandi L. Klamerus,
MPH, and Eve A. Kerr, MD, MPH, all with the HSR&D Center for Clinical
Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Should VHA "Make or Buy" Elective Coronary
by Paul G. Barnett, PhD, Health Economics Resource Center and the Center
for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and
Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, National Director, VA Clinical Assessment,
Reporting, and Tracking (CART) Program