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JAMA. 1946;130(7):415-429. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870070035013.
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ADDRESS BY COLONEL J. C. HARDING, DIRECTOR, OUTPATIENT SERVICE, VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, BEFORE THE CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES AND EDITORS OF JOURNALS OF MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS, CHICAGO, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8  Speaking as General Hawley's representative, I shall discuss some of the features of the medical program of the Veterans Administration, particularly as it relates to outpatient treatment and the securing of examinations for compensation and pension purposes. I should like to present to you some idea of the problems with which we are confronted and how we hope to solve those problems.General Bradley, Administrator of Veterans Affairs, and General Hawley have gone on record many times to the effect that they are determined to provide for veterans the very best type of medical service obtainable. They realize that it was the complete cooperation of the civilian doctor., fitted into his proper sphere of interest and ability in the


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