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Defense Health Agency

Seal for the Department of the Defense's Defense Health AgencyThe Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS by:

  • Implementing shared services with common measurement of outcomes;
  • Enabling rapid adoption of proven practices, helping reduce unwanted variation, and improving the coordination of care across time and treatment venues;
  • Exercising management responsibility for joint shared services and the TRICARE Health Plan; and
  • Acting as the market manager for the National Capital Region (NCR) enhanced Multi-Service Market, which includes Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH).
Health IT Directorate RD&A Directorate HCO Directorate HIT Directorate RD&A Directorate HCO Directorate E&T Directorate Bus Spt Directorate NCR Medical Directorate

Our Leadership

Our Organization

Organizational Chart for the Defense Health Agency that shows the hierarchy of the the directorates.

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

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