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Jonathan Woodson: Defense Health Agency Seeks to Standardize Military Healthcare

Jonathan Woodson, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, has outlined the role of the Defense Health Agency in standardizing healthcare for the military, DoD News reported Tuesday. Terri Moon Cronk writes that Woodson described DHA’s enterprise management approach for the Military Health System as the agency seeks to ensure the quality and affordability of healthcare for soldiers and their …

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President Obama Signs $16B VA Healthcare Bill

A $16.3 billion measure to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs‘s healthcare system has been signed into law by President Barack Obama, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Martin Matishak writes the new law allows veterans to seek care at civilian hospitals and authorizes the agency to bolster its healthcare workforce. …

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Amazon.com Inc Tech Used in ObamaCare Website Revamp

Obamacare’s health insurance website, Healthcare.gov, is undergoing a revamp to remove certain critical glitches so that it runs more smoothly when people sign up for insurance next year, Reuters reports. Mike Segar writes that Amazon.com Inc’s web services unit is where the government is now turning for the revamp because …

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VA to Expand Health Clinic Capacity, Tap Private Centers

The Department of Veterans Affairs will expand the capacity of some clinic and open centers in private health facilities as part of efforts to ensure timely care for veterans, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Josh Hicks writes the VA plans to contact veterans on a waiting list three times, schedule earlier …

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