With reforms announced in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017, the
DHA is now responsible for modernizing Military Treatment Facilities and is utilizing recent technological advancements to enhance military readiness and advance the DoD development & acquisition pipeline.
What solutions can ensure that the highest level of trauma care and critical care are provided?Leaders from NATO, U.S. Army, DHA, Singapore Armed Forces, U.S. Navy, WakeMed and more are coming together at Military Healthcare 2018. We will focus on these upcoming changes to the structure of the Military Healthcare System and support the continuous improvement of healthcare delivery to our troops and their families.
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is northern Virginia’s home for world-class military healthcare, and just finished building and renovating the medical facilities.
What you will explore on this tour:
The need and requirements of the MTF to enable steady time healthcare
The medical services available at MTFs
Engage with healthcare providers to better understand the priorities and needs
Colonel David J Vassallo will lead the HOSPEX Tabletop exercise, representing the layout of a tented Medical Treatment Facility or Field Hospital.
with military employees and healthcare providers who will be practicing the principles of command and control, safety, communication, assessment, triage, treatment and transport (CSCATTT) that enhance trauma and medical decision skills.