The Department of Veterans Affairs--the VA--operates the nation's largest and most diverse health care system. How many physicians does it need to carry out its principal mission-related responsibilities of patient care, education, and research? This book presents and demonstrates by concrete example a methodology to answer this basic, but extraordinarily complex, question. The heart of the methodology is a decision-making process in which both statistical and expert judgment approaches can be used separately or in concert ...

Physician Staffing for the Va: Volume I 1991, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309045490

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