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Author Kantor, Martin.

Title Uncle Sam's shame : inside our broken Veterans Administration / Martin Kantor.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.86 KAN    Check Shelf
Description 192 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An overview of the VA bureaucracy -- Psychological reasons for staff mistreating veterans -- Problematic medical care -- Problematic nonmedical administration -- Problematic medical administration -- Problematic ancillary staff -- Problematic veterans groups -- Problematic oversight from Washington -- Difficult patients -- The potentially violent VA patient -- Problems with the physical structure -- Money and VA medicine -- Toward better medical care for vets -- Self-help: how vets can become better medical consumers -- A look to the future/recommendations -- On the positive side.
Subject United States. Veterans Health Administration -- Evaluation.
United States. Veterans Health Administration -- Management.
Veterans' hospitals -- United States.
Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.
United States. Veterans Health Administration.
Hospitals, Veterans -- United States.
Health Policy -- United States.
Hospital-Patient Relations -- United States.
Organizational Culture -- United States.
United States Government Agencies -- United States.
Veterans -- United States.
ISBN 9780313346507 alkaline paper
031334650X alkaline paper
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