Five Actions to Improve Military Hospital Performance


The rising costs of healthcare in DoD have placed a spotlight on the importance of sound management of DoD’s Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) in recent years.

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University of New South Wales

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Transforming VA’s IT Organization to Better Serve Veterans: Insights from LaVerne Council, Assistant Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
In his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln spoke of the tragedies of the Civil War and society’s need to unify and “to care for him who...

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A New Research Agenda:  The Center Launches Our Third Decade of Bringing the Best Ideas to Government
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The Center is releasing a refreshed set of priorities to inform future research that can drive public sector...
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