Facts and stats on one of the largest healthcare systems in the world. Including a comparison of how military hospitals perform against leading civilian hospitals, where the majority of battlefield wounds occur, percentages of the military health systems eligible beneficiaries and more.
With new administration comes the possibility for change in policy and regulation. As the inauguration of Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United States gets closer, many DoD members and their families are wondering what the soon to be Commander in Chief has planned for the The Military Healthcare System. This exclusive content examines the comments and decisions that Trump has made thus far that could affect The MHS and military families.
In this presentation, Brigadier General James Dienst, Director of Education and Training for the Defense Health Agency, gives insight into joint training programs and facilities, standardization of techniques and procedures, and how to eliminate redundancies to facilitate cost reductions.
In this presentation, Mark Goodge, Chief Technology Officer of the Defense Health Agency, shares his perspective on integrating health IT innovation, the advanced technology development efforts of the MHS, and the MHS Quadruple Aim.
VA Secretary David J. Shulkin summarized his plans to use the 2018 budget request towards improving veteran services. The 2018 budget request for discretionary funding totals $82.1 billion (including medical care collections), of which $66.4 billion was previously provided as the VA Medical Care 2018 Advance Appropriation. The budget request for mandatory funding totals $104.3 billion. While Secretary Shulkin acknowledged the VA has made noteworthy improvements in delivering benefits to veterans, more must be done. We have outlined the details of Secretary Shulkin's top five priorities for improving the quality of service provided to veterans by the VA.