Accession Number:

ADA402781

Title:

MHS Strategic Plan, 17 December 1997

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL DEPT CENTER AND SCHOOL FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The initial strategic plan for the MHS was published in May 1995. In 1997 it was revised to incorporate input from the MHS 2020 initiative an extensive futures exercise that peered 25 years into the future, input which addressed near-term stepping stones toward a preferred future. In addition, this revised plan broke out the concept of health and fitness into a separate goal, emphasizing the importance of health and fitness in the overall system of care. In revising this plan, the work group continually placed emphasis in the following major areas 1 Readiness utilizing joint operations and reserves, 2 Wellness versus illness, 3 Managed Care growth Lead Agent role, 4 Changes in medical care focus from specialty to primary care, 5 Technology and business process improvements outcomes measurement, planning, 6 Changes identified in mission, 7 Change in resourcing focus, and 8 Health and fitness.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE