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  • Air Force transitions all U.S. military treatment facilities to DHA administration and management

    This October, U.S.-based Air Force military treatment facilities transferred administration and management to the Defense Health Agency. Congress directed this transfer in the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Establishing an integrated Military Health System will standardize health care delivery and business operations across all military treatment facilities.
  • DHA to provide integrated health and readiness

    Beginning Oct. 1, all medical treatment facilities in the continental United States across all branches of the military will integrate under the Defense Health Agency. Under this new umbrella, the 21st Medical Group will support DHA’s four-part aim of improved readiness, better health, better care and lower costs.
  • MHS GENESIS goes live at next wave of military treatment facilities

    The Military Health System’s new electronic health care record, MHS GENESIS, went live at four new sites on September 7. David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base; Naval Health Clinic Lemoore at Naval Air Station Lemoore; U.S. Army Health Clinic Presidio of Monterey, all in California; and the 366th Medical Group at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, are part of “Wave Travis”, named for the largest wave participant site.
  • A change in leadership for the Defense Health Agency

    Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place became the third director of the Defense Health Agency today in a ceremony at Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Va. He succeeds Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, who is retiring after 36 years of service and has been the DHA director since 2015.
  • Military health care consolidation moves to next phase

    The Defense Health Agency will take the next step this fall in evolving health care across the Military Health System, which oversees the care and well-being of some 9.5 million people, including service members, families and retirees.
  • DoD to begin next major phase of military hospital consolidation

    The Department of Defense is preparing for the next major step in consolidating military hospitals and clinics under a single agency, one of the largest organizational changes within the U.S. military in decades. On Oct. 1, the Army, Navy and Air Force begin the final two years of a multi-year transition to shift administration and management of their medical facilities to the Defense Health Agency by October 2021, changes that are "transformational and far-reaching," said Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, the DHA Director.
  • Medical leaders visit Dover AFB ahead of DHA transition

    Military Health System leaders visited Dover Air Force Base May 3, 2019, to better understand the unique mission sets of the base and the needs of beneficiaries served by the 436th Medical Group prior to its transition to Defense Health Agency management this fall.
  • 28th Medical Group to transition under Defense Health Agency management

    The 28th Medical Group will begin transitioning to the Defense Health Agency in a phased approach that will begin October 2020 and be complete by September 2021.
  • Air Force begins transition of hospitals, clinics to the Defense Health Agency

    The Defense Health Agency officially assumed administrative and management responsibilities of a handful of hospitals and clinics as part of the Military Health System reforms mandated by Congress. The transition of the facilities is part of a phased implementation plan developed by DHA and Services medical departments that begins on Oct. 1, 2018.
  • Trusted Care everywhere is not going anywhere

    As the Defense Health Agency assumes authority, direction and control of military treatment facilities, the Air Force Medical Service will remain steadfast on its Trusted Care journey towards higher reliability and Zero Harm.
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