Tag Archives: Defense Health Agency

Navy Surgeon General Opening Remarks To Senate Appropriations Committee – Defense

Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery provided the following opening remarks to the Senate Appropriations Committee Defense subcommittee during a hearing on defense health programs and military medicine funding April 26. Remarks as prepared by Vice Adm. Forrest Faison Chairman Shelby, Vice Chairman Durbin, distinguished members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to update you on Navy …

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Health Technology Makes Strides at Quantico

By Lt. j.g. Brendan Good, MSC, patient administration, Naval Health Clinic Quantico The creation of the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and the tri-service focus of military medicine in the 21st century have brought changes relating to the management of electronic health records (EHR).  Assisting with the transition is Health Artifact Image Management Solution (HAIMS) which interfaces with Armed Forces Health …

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A Message From MHS Leadership

We are 100 days into a multi-year period of significant change in how we manage and lead the Military Health System. We want to acknowledge the important changes that have already occurred, outline the major activities in the coming year that will demand our continued attention and discipline, and remind everyone of the vital responsibilities we have to those we …

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New Governance Model for the Military Health System

Military Health System Team, For almost one year, the Department has been engaged in extensive planning efforts to implement the Deputy Secretary of Defense’s March 2, 2012, memorandum on MHS Governance. On Jan. 2, the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was signed into law. While the law includes a broad array of provisions that touch on every aspect of …

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