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Military health system changes focus on readiness
February 21, 2020
Worker draws blood

Defense Health Agency changes leadership
September 5, 2019
Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, the new director of the Defense Health Agency, previously served in DHA as director of the National Capital Region Medical Directorate, the transitional Intermediate Management Organization, and the interim assistant director for health care administration.

Military health care consolidation moves to next phase
August 29, 2019
A health care provider meets with a patient at William Beaumont Army Medical Center on Fort Bliss, Texas, March 17, 2017.

DOD health leaders: whole of military health is greater than sum of parts
December 6, 2018
Dr. John Cho (far right), AMSUS executive director, introduces speakers (from left) Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense Health Agency director; Lt. Gen. Nadja West, Army Surgeon General; Vice Adm. Forrest Faison III, Navy Surgeon General; Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General; Navy Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, Joint Staff surgeon, Dr. Richard Thomas, president of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; and Dr. Terry Adirim, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Services Policy and Oversight.

DHA director discusses ‘forward momentum’ for new health record system
July 27, 2018
Navy Vice Adm. Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, and Stacy Cummings, program executive officer for Defense Health Management Systems, answer questions about the progress of MHS GENESIS electronic health record, during the 2018 Defense Health Information Technology Symposium in Orlando, Florida, July 24.

Retiree News: Older adults should get new shingles vaccine
May 14, 2018
An earlier shingles vaccine was introduced in 2006, but that vaccine was for people 60 and older when it first came out, and only about 70 percent effective in offering full protection against the virus.

59th MDW opens new hyperbaric medicine facility on JBSA
June 20, 2017
Col. Michael Richards gives an opening speech during the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic ribbon cutting June 16, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.