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

Practicing, Teaching, and Researching in an Era of Transformational Change
by Jeff Murawsky, M.D., Veterans Integrated Service Network 12, Westchester, Illinois

Response to Commentary

The Individual, Research, and Transformational Change
by Saul J. Weiner, M.D., Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Research Highlights

The Critical Role of Leadership in Creating a Culture of Improvement
by Carol VanDeusen Lukas, Ed.D., Lauren Babich, Ph.D., Martin P. Charns, D.B.A., Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts


Patient Engagement and Diabetes Self-Management
by LeChauncy D. Woodard, M.D., M.P.H., and Aanand D. Naik, M.D., Houston VA HSR&D Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Houston, Texas


Progress Toward Recovery Transformation in Mental Health
by Alexander S. Young, M.D., M.S.H.S., and Amy N. Cohen, Ph.D., VA HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, California


Dialogue

A Conversation with VHA National Center for Organization Development's Linda Belton