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In This Issue

Director's Letter

Director's Letter
by Seth A. Eisen, M.D., M.Sc.


The Imperative to Transform
by Robert A. Petzel, M.D., Under Secretary for Health, Michael L. Davies, M.D., National Director of Systems Redesign, and Ro Hurley, M.S., Associate Director, Systems Improvement, Office of Systems Redesign

Response to Commentary

Increasing the Value of VA Health Care
by Paul G. Barnett, Ph.D., VA Health Economics Resource Center

Research Highlights

Transparency and Public Reporting of Quality and Safety in VA Health Care
by Joseph Francis, M.D., M.P.H., and Peter Almenoff, M.D., Office of Informatics and Analytics, Washington D.C.

VA Databases: Window into Clinical Operations?
by Susan M. Frayne M.D., M.P.H., Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Value-Based Purchasing in VA
by James F. Burgess, Jr., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System


Resource Use Measurement
by Paul G. Shekelle, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and Peter Hussey, Ph.D., RAND Corporation, Washington D.C.

Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP)

FYI: Evidence Synthesis

Cyber Seminars

HSR&D Cyber Seminars Program

Women's Health

Special Journal Supplement on Women's Health

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