Tag Archives: DHA

Rear Adm. Colin Chinn Appointed DHA R&D Director

Navy Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, command surgeon of U.S. Pacific Command, has been named director of research and development at the Defense Health Agency, according to a  Defense Department statement published Friday. His appointment to lead DHA’s R&D operations came five months after the agency reached full operational capability as a medical services …

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VA Appoints Richard Stone as Principal Deputy Health Undersecretary

The Department of Veteran Affairs has appointed Dr. Richard Stone as principal deputy health undersecretary and he will work as direct report to VA Health Undersecretary David Shulkin. Stone officially started work at the VA Monday, the department said in a notice released the same day. His three-decade career as a physician includes medical service in both …

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Navy Rear Adm. Raquel Bono Nominated as DHA Director

Rear Adm. Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency‘s National Capital Region Medical Directorate and chief of the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to lead DHA. President Obama also endorsed Bono’s promotion to the rank of vice admiral, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said …

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Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Clark Named DHA Healthcare Operations Director

Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Clark, director at Maryland-based Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, has been appointed director of healthcare operations at the Defense Health Agency, the Defense Department said Monday. Clark started his military career as a flight surgeon and family physician for the 543rd General Dispensary in Daegu, South …

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DHA to Add 3 New Orgs; Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb Comments

Three health organizations will officially become part of the Defense Health Agency on Sunday, the Defense Department reported Thursday. DHA will take over the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, National Museum of Health and Medicine and the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System in an effort to achieve full operational capability by October. “These three …

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Dave Bowen: DHA Nears Full Operational Capability After Military Approval of Health IT Shared Services

The Defense Health Agency is near full operational capability following an approval by the military service branches for DHA’s concept of operations on health information technology shared services, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Dave Bowen, CIO of the Military Health System, told the station that the approval is an operational milestone for DHA …

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