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The DHA and DoD healthcare delivery

How is the Defense Health Agency changing the way DoD delivers healthcare? What are some of the key challenges faced in restructuring such a complex system? How is DHA transforming its health information technology portfolio? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with LTG Douglas Robb, Director, Defense Health Agency.

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , Douglas Robb , DoD

Friday - 08/08/2014, 05:25pm EDT
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Defense Health Agency awards electronic health records contract at DoD

The Defense Health Agency awards a $71 million bridge contract to support electronic health records at the DoD.

Tags: DoD , Leidos , Science Applications International Corporation , EHR , electronic health records , Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application , Fort Lewis , Nextgov

Friday - 05/16/2014, 11:07am EDT

Lauren Larson, Host, Agency of the Month

The Defense Health Agency is on a mission to improve health, wellness and readiness across the DoD workforce. It wants to fight obesity and destructive behaviors like smoking and alcohol abuse. Capt. Kim Elenberg is program manager for Population Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. On this week's episode of our Agency of the Month radio show, she tells Federal News Radio's Lauren Larson about Operation Live Well. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

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Monday - 04/21/2014, 10:21am EDT
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DHA sets sights on big savings with joint-first strategy

The Defense Health Agency is predicting savings of over $2.4 billion in the next five years by reducing duplication between the services, Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb, director of DHA, tells Agency of the Month Host Lauren Larson.

Tags: Douglas Robb , management , budget , health care , TRICARE , Agency of the Month , Lauren Larson , Military Enlisted Training Center , duplication

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:00pm EDT

DoD fights battle of the bulge

Top initiatives addressing nutrition, exercise and smoking will be implemented department-wide, Capt. Kim Elenberg, program manager for Population Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, tells Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month radio program.

Tags: DoD , Agency of the Month , military healthcare , wellness programs , obesity , alcohol abuse , smoking , Kim Elenberg , Lauren Larson , nutrition

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:44pm EDT

New era in military medicine takes hold

"For the first time, you have an operational level organization that can directly interface with all the services get their input, organize themselves, really solicit and collaborate with the services so we can build a better military health system," Major General Richard Thomas, chief medical officer and director of DHA Healthcare Operations, told Federal News Radio.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Richard Thomas , military medicine , DoD , Lauren Larson , TRICARE , health care

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:16am EDT

Online Chat: Dave Bowen, Defense Health Agency

Dave Bowen, the director of health care IT and CIO of the Defense Health Agency, joined Federal News Radio for an online chat on Monday, Jan. 13. View the archived discussion now.

Tags: Dave Bowen , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller , technology , cloud computing , online chat

Monday - 01/13/2014, 03:32pm EST

GAO explains why your building might not be safe

Among other issues, the GAO finds Facility Security Committees have operated since 1995 without procedures that outline how they should operate or make decisions, or that establish accountability. Mark Goldstein, Director of Physical Infrastructure Issues at GAO has more details.

Tags: Federal Drive , GAO , Federal building security , GSA , FPS , FSC , Mark Goldstein

Monday - 08/09/2010, 09:08am EDT
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