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In their study of eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers in New England, the authors examined the current use of best practices in inventory management in government, based on a case study of VA hospitals.
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By managing the care of patients who are high utilizers, they are achieving a reduction in utilization and improved health outcomes.
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Since December 2010, Dr. Jonathan Woodson has acted as the principle advisor to multiple secretaries of defense. As assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, he has lead DoD’s military health system, overseeing the Defense Department's $50 billion health budget, and shepherding this mission critical care system through major reform efforts.
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There is an untapped resource that’s available to make governing more effective: citizens.
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How has military medicine been transformed? What is DoD doing to strengthening military medicine’s global health engagement? What has been done to reform the military health system? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs on his last interview as he closes his public service career.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 25, 2016
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The holy grail of interoperability would involve moving information seamlessly from one system to another, and allowing the receiving system to treat the incoming data as native to its system.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 18, 2016
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As the country prepares for a transition to a new presidency, the next administration will need to lead an effective government that can address policy challenges through strong leadership and effective management.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 11, 2016
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