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DEFENSE HEALTH CARE: Applying Key Management Practices Should Help Achieve Efficiencies within the Military Health System

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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United States Government Accountability Office

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The Department of Defense DOD has identified 11 initiatives aimed at slowing its rising health care costs, but has not fully applied results-oriented management practices in developing plans to implement and monitor its initiatives. Results oriented management practices include developing plans that identify goals, activities, and performance measures resources and investments organization roles, responsibilities, and coordination and key external factors that could affect goals, such as a decrease of funding to a program. At the conclusion of GAOs review,

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  • Administration and Management
  • Medicine and Medical Research

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[A, Approved For Public Release]