The Veterans Administration Northwest Regional Health Services Research and Development Field Program: organization, activities, and early outcomes.

@article{Austin1986TheVA,
  title={The Veterans Administration Northwest Regional Health Services Research and Development Field Program: organization, activities, and early outcomes.},
  author={Carol D Austin and W. Burlette Carter and Mary L. Durham and Susan C. Hedrick and David H. Hickam and Thomas S. Inui and Thomas D. Koepsell and Robert Allan Pearlman and Mark D. Petersen and M L Rothman},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={1986},
  volume={20 6 Pt 2},
  pages={825-39}
}
In 1982, the Veterans Administration established Health Services Research field programs in each of the six VA regions. Herein, we describe the historical origins, organization, responsibilities, activities, and early accomplishments of one of these programs--the Northwest Regional HSR&D field program. Special reference is made to this program's commitment… CONTINUE READING