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  • Transition Spotlight: Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler AFB

    The 81st Medical Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, transitioned to the Defense Health Agency on October 1, 2018, one of the first military treatment facilities to transfer to DHA management. The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with Col. Beatrice Dolihite, the 81st MDG director and service commander to reflect on her experience as the commander of one of the first MTFs to move to DHA. Dolihite also offered some advice for other commanders and medical Airmen as their MTFs prepare for the transition.
  • 319th Medical Group to reorganize base clinic

    Grand Forks Air Force Base’s Medical Group is preparing to reorganize the base clinic into two separate squadrons to simultaneously focus on medically-ready warfighters and providing world-class care to beneficiaries.
  • Medical devices, MHS GENESIS: DHITS session focuses on ties that bind

    The opportunities and challenges of integrating medical devices with MHS GENESIS was the focus of a breakout session Wednesday, July 31, at the 2019 Defense Health Information Technology Symposium, or DHITS. The theme of this year's event, sponsored by the Defense Health Agency, is "One Team, One Mission – Enabling MHS Transformation."
  • JBER discusses new electronic health record

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Lee E. Payne, the Defense Health Agency Assistant Director for Combat Support, and Military Health System Electronic Health Record Functional Champion, visited Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 9, 2019.
  • Air Force Medical Service unveils new model for active duty care

    In an effort to return more Airmen to duty quicker, the Air Force is rolling out a new medical model to restore the overall readiness of our military. Under the new Air Force Medical Reform model, dedicated provider care teams will be aligned to an Operational Medical Readiness Squadron primarily focused on proactively treating active duty Airmen and improving their availability to support the warfighting mission. Care for non-active duty patients, primarily the families of service members and military retirees, will be handled by separate provider teams aligned to a Health Care Operations Squadron.
  • 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.
  • Keesler sees efficiencies, improved care under Defense Health Agency

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Director for the National Capital Region Medical Directorate, visited Keesler Medical Center, Feb 12-13.
  • Medical helps prevent the flu amongst service members

    The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain procured 3.4 million influenza vaccine doses for service members around the world during the 2018-2019 Influenza Season.
  • ‘Good things are happening’ as DoD continues to roll out MHS GENESIS

    Adopting a new electronic health record, also known as an EHR, across a large, geographically diverse enterprise is no easy task. To meet the change management needs for this critical effort, the Defense Health Agency has established the Office of the Chief Health Informatics Officer.
  • TRICARE open enrollment gives plan choices to beneficiaries

    Beneficiaries of TRICARE who want to make changes to their health care coverage are now able to do so during the TRICARE enrollment period that starts Nov. 12. TRICARE Open Season gives enrollees in the TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plans the opportunity to review their health care options and make changes in coverage based on their needs.
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