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Coming Up: How DHA is meeting its mission

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas Robb, director of the Defense Health Agency, joins Agency of the Month host Lauren Larson to discuss how DHA will meet it's mission to increase readiness through better health care at lower costs.

Tags: Douglas Robb , DHA , management , budget , health care , TRICARE , Agency of the Month ,

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:00pm 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 deputy director of population health at DHA. 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.

Tags: Agency of the Month , DHA

Monday - 04/21/2014, 10:21am EDT
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Intelligence Community adapts to 'crisis as the new normal'

As the Intelligence Community gets ready for the launch of shared IT environment ICITE, some of the biggest hurdles may be human and not technical ones.

Tags: GEOINT , ICITE , Michael Flynn , DIA , DoD , intelligence community ,

Friday - 04/18/2014, 02:25pm EDT
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Lauren Larson, Coordinating Producer, Federal News Radio

The intelligence community is developing an agile workforce to embrace "crisis as the new normal." Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, describes some of the workforce challenges facing the Intelligence Community and the threats they're preparing for. Federal News Radio's Lauren Larson has the story.

Tags: In Depth

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:24pm EDT
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DoD fights battle of the bulge

Top initiatives addressing nutrition, exercise and smoking will be implemented department-wide, Capt. Kim Elenberg, deputy director of the Defense Health Agency's Public Health Service, 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 , DHA , nutrition

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

DHA builds a healthier DoD workforce through shared services

From health records to rubber gloves, the Defense Health Agency is streamlining health care at the Pentagon. In this week's Agency of the Month radio show, host Lauren Larson speaks with Navy Capt. James Poindexter, acting division chief of Medical Logistics Shared Services, and Dave Bowen, director of health care IT and chief information officer at the Defense Health Agency.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Dave Bowen , James Poindexter , health care , DoD , military healthcare , CIO , Defense Health Agency , information technology , shared services

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 03:31am EDT

Lauren Larson, Coordinating Producer, Federal News Radio

The Defense Health agency is streamlining healthcare. It's standardizing the clinical process across its 57 hospitals and 300 clinics and cutting back on excess medical supplies, with the help of the Defense Logistics Agency. Dave Bowen is director of health care IT and chief information officer of the Defense Health Agency. Navy Capt. James Poindexter is acting division chief of Medical Logistics Shared Services. In this week's edition of Agency of the Month, they tell Federal News Radio's Lauren Larson how the new processes save the agency money. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Defense Health Agency , James Poindexter , Dave Bowen

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 10:52am EDT
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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: DHA , Agency of the Month , Richard Thomas , military medicine , DoD , TRICARE , health care

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

Lauren Larson, Coordinating Producer, Federal News Radio

Defense officials hope a new era in military medicine has arrived. The centerpiece is the seven-month-old Defense Health Agency. It replaced TRICARE Management Activity as part of efforts to streamline the delivery of medical services. Maj. Gen. Richard Thomas is the Chief Medical Officer and director of DHA's Operations Command. As part of Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month, he tells Coordinating Producer Lauren Larson how the agency is streamlining delivery and cutting healthcare costs.

Tags: Federal Drive , Agency of the Month , Richard Thomas , Defense Health Agency

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 09:31am EDT
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Lauren Larson, Coordinating Producer, Federal News Radio

The next generation of cybersecurity professionals needs more than just the obvious math or computer class. As part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, students are getting practical advice on things like how to conduct yourself on social media. They also get hands on experience. Federal News Radio's Lauren Larson has more from the CyberForce Summit in Arlington.

Tags: In Depth , Federal Drive

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:56pm EDT
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