"Presidential Executive Order 13450, Improving Government Program Performance is basically codifying the importance of performance, evaluating performance, demonstrating performance, and using it as part of your planning process."
""We put one sixth of our entire economy into health care -- far more than any other industrialized nation. The question is: do we get better results? The answer is: probably not. There are issues that we have to grapple as a society insisting that what "we're paying for is of the highest value."