Joel Kupfer, MD; Rachel S. Witmer, MHA; Viet Do, DO
Disclaimer: The opinions in this article are not those of the Veterans Health Administration, the federal government, or the University of Arizona.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Dr. Kathy Carbone and Dr. Caroline Kim for their thoughtful suggestions and help in preparing the manuscript.
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Corresponding Author: Joel Kupfer, MD, Department of Cardiology, Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, 650 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Kupfer: Department of Cardiology, Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, 650 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012.
Ms. Witmer: Phoenix VA Medical Center, 650 E. Indian Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012.
Dr. Do: Mayo Clinic Hospital Arizona, 5777 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85045.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: J. Kupfer.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: R.S. Witmer.
Drafting of the article: J. Kupfer, V. Do.
Final approval of the article: R.S. Witmer, V. Do.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: R.S. Witmer.
Collection and assembly of data: R.S. Witmer.
Kupfer J, Witmer RS, Do V. Caring for Those Who Serve: Potential Implications of the Veterans Affairs Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018. Ann Intern Med. ;169:487–489. doi: 10.7326/M18-1539
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