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Pentagon rejects commission recommendations for reforming military health system

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 17, 2015

The Defense Health Agency is reforming the military health system, and recommendations from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission would impede medical readiness and increase costs, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Dr. Jonathan Woodson said in a formal response to the commission's suggestions. The Defense Department is streamlining leadership, improving medical competence, increasing partnerships and overhauling Tricare, among other efforts, Woodson said. Military Times (06/11)


VA officials set to meet with legislators over $2.7 billion funding shortfall

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2015

Senate OKs amendment to push DOD, VA to integrate EHRs

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 10, 2015

Tricare spending on compounded drugs drops 74% in one month

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2015

VA reports 738 health data breaches in April

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 10, 2015

Hospital in Beirut emerges as leader in conflict medicine

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jul 01, 2015

VA suggests shifting funds to pay for Denver hospital

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 10, 2015

VA investigates prostheses purchases

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 17, 2015

Bill would limit narcotics prescriptions by VA doctors

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jun 17, 2015

Pentagon investigation to look at link between separations, sexual assault reports

AMSUS SmartBrief | Jul 01, 2015


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