How the Veterans Administration Became a Leader in U.S. Health Care

Colin D. Moore, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

The Veterans Health Administration is America's largest health care provider. Though it once had a bad reputation, Colin Moore explains how the "VA" now delivers high-quality, inexpensive care to more than eight million veterans who are, on average, sicker and poorer than other citizens.

Read Moore's brief here.

Learn more about Colin Moore and his research on U.S. public bureaucracies, their ties to private groups, and changing capacities for tackling important challenges.

Moore is the co-director, along with Morgen Johansen, of SSN's newly launched regional network in Hawai'i.

March 2013