Tag Archives: Health Affairs

A Culture of Safety and Quality

As a system of health, and as individuals in that system, we rightfully take great pride in our combat medicine performance over the last twelve years of war. There are a number of characteristics evident in that performance that are hallmarks of a learning system focused on continuous improvement: a demand for data – paired with an openness to reporting, …

Read More »

Shop for Foods that are Heart Healthy

Col. Lorraine Breen, MS, RD, LD, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs You may already know that foods laden with fats, refined sugars, and sodium can increase your risk of heart disease. Still, identifying food items that are good for your cardiovascular health can be challenging. Foods that are rich in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids are …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »