Tag Archives: Military Health System

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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Happy Holidays from the MHS Leadership Team

As we celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year, all of the Service Surgeons General and Health Affairs leadership would like to take a moment to celebrate the successes of our Military Health System team and thank you for all of your hard work over this past year. Your efforts have helped to heal, protect and care for …

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Message from Military Health System Leadership

By Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Military Health System Team, Greetings from our nation’s capital and the combined headquarters of our Military Health System. On behalf of the Service Surgeons’ General and your Health Affairs leadership,  I want to thank you for all the hard work you are doing around the world in providing quality …

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Charting the Course for the Future of Military Health care

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General The Military Health System and Navy Medicine have done the amazing and exceeded expectations over the past decade.  We have not only established the highest survivability rate in the history of war but the medical advancements we’ve achieved will benefit the U.S. public and global health systems for countless people …

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