Back to Top Skip to main content Skip to sub-navigation

DHA improves financial efficiency with consolidated funding system

Soldier wearing mask, marking items off in supply room Defense Health Agency financial system consolidations at military treatment facilities improve business processes for facilities like Navy Medical Readiness and Training Command Pearl Harbor, ensuring they have the necessary medical equipment and supplies to fight COVID-19. (Photo by Macy Hinds.)

Recommended Content:

Technology | Business Support

The Defense Health Agency achieved a major milestone towards improving financial efficiency when they converted legacy funding systems at 26 Navy military medical treatment facilities (MTFs) to the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) in early September.

The conversions enable GFEBS financial structure and funding control by the DHA, said Pat Staley, program manager for the Medical Logistics Information Technology (MEDLOG IT) Program Management Office. As a result, the DHA can control all funding for DHA, Army and Navy sites using the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) system, significantly enhancing enterprise Defense Health Program fund management capabilities.

“The GFEBS consolidation is especially beneficial during the COVID-19 pandemic, since it gives the DHA greater control and visibility of MTF operational funding for critical supplies and equipment,” Staley said.

GFEBS is a web-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system developed by the Army in 2005 to standardize business processes and transactional input across the Service branch. DMLSS is an automated, integrated medical logistics information system used by the Military Health System for more than 20 years.

MEDLOG IT, part of the DHA Solution Delivery Division (SDD), completed conversions to DMLSS servers at the Navy MTFs from the legacy FASTDATA financial system to the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) in early September.

Staley said a future opportunity for MEDLOG IT may include migrating Air Force MTFs to GFEBS, creating a single financial ERP for the DHA.

“This is a highly significant achievement,” said SDD chief Army Col. Francisco Dominicci. “MEDLOG IT was able to complete this initiative on schedule despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

You also may be interested in...

College of Distance Education and Training

Training
/Training-Center/College-of-Distance-Education-and-Training

College of Distance Education and Training (CDET) provides a variety of Distance Education and Training opportunities for all Marines active, reserve, and retired, as well as government employees and family members. CDET’s online learning management system, MarineNet, provides both military and civilian education to all Marines wherever they are stationed, while our worldwide seminar program supports the Officer Professional Military Education (PME) Distance Education Programs (DEP). Programs are conducted through a network of satellite campuses, learning resource centers, and video teletraining (VTT) centers.

Visit this provider's training website.

Recommended Content:

Business Support
Showing results 1 - 1 Page 1 of 1

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

Some documents are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). A PDF reader is required for viewing. Download a PDF Reader or learn more about PDFs.