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National Intrepid Center of Excellence Offers ‘Streamlined Evaluative’ Brain Injury Treatment for Servicemen

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s National Intrepid Center of Excellence seeks to provide a “streamlined evaluative pathway” to treat the traumatic brain injuries of military personnel and their families, DoD News reported Friday In an interview with DoD writer Shannon Collins, NICoE Deputy Director Louis French said NICoE’s clinical and research operations …

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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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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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DHA Explores Internet of Things Tech for Military Healthcare Delivery

The Defense Health Agency is exploring potential applications of the Internet of Things and other smart technologies on military healthcare as part of several projects that seek to bolster soldier readiness and survivability. The Military Health System said June 29 technologies such as mobile computing and self-powered biosensors can help improve the …

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Bill Moran: DoD to Seek More Info on Proposed Military Compensation, Retirement System

Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran said the Pentagon could ask the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission for more details on its proposals for military retirement and healthcare reforms, the Military Times reported Thursday. He noted that Defense Department officials would like to see the data on which the commission based its proposals before the …

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Chuck Hagel: DoD Process Reform Push to Continue Amid Int’l Conflicts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has indicated that the military will move forward with planned reforms to some of its operations and processes amid recent international incidents, Defense News reported Monday. Marcus Weisgerber writes that the proposed reforms will focus on defense acquisition, military healthcare, weapon investments, the nuclear enterprise and the military size, …

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