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Senate Confirms Thomas McCaffery as DOD Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs

The Senate has approved by voice vote the nomination of Thomas McCaffery as the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, Military.com reported Monday. McCaffery, who has been performing the responsibilities of primary adviser to the secretary of defense on health care on an acting basis, is expected to take on the permanent role later this month.

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Jonathan Woodson: DoD Needs Enterprise Approach to Military Healthcare Management

Jonathan Woodson, assistant defense secretary for health affairs, has said the Defense Department should overhaul its system for managing the care workforce and medical services across the U.S. military, DoD News reported Wednesday. David Vergun writes Woodson told audience at a CJ Reddy Leadership Course program held last week at the Pentagon he believes an enterprise strategy is …

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Anne Rung: White House Names 11 Category Managers in 10 Federal Procurement Areas

The White House has appointed 11 category managers who will be responsible for 10 federal acquisition areas as part of the Category Management program. Federal Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the Category Management initiative launched in 2014 aims to facilitate the federal procurement of products …

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Jonathan Woodson, Raquel Bono: DoD Continues Military Healthcare Reform Efforts

The Defense Department‘s healthcare management officials have informed the Senate Armed Services Committee of their efforts to improve medical services delivery to active-duty military personnel and their families, DoD News reported Wednesday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Jonathan Woodson, assistant defense secretary for health affairs, told SASC members during a Tuesday hearing …

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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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Chuck Hagel Orders Military Health Care System Review

The Defense Department is set to undertake a thorough review of military hospitals and medical insurance services, the American Forces Press Service reported Wednesday. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby expects the 90-day assessment spearheaded by Assistant Defense Secretary for Health Affairs Jonathan Woodson to include recommendations on how to improve …

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Report: Pentagon Could Award Up to $11B for iEHR Contract

The Defense Department will solicit bids over the coming months for an integrated electronic health record system worth nearly $11 billion, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes the Pentagon will seek a single vendor to oversee the integration of a commercial EHR system under the Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract. …

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