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Using Military Healthcare Strategies to Innovate Health and Wellness Programs for Employers

Learn how private sector organizations can benefit from military thinking and action.

The Military Health System (MHS) is one of America’s largest and most complex health care institutions, and the world’s preeminent military health care delivery operation. Exemplified by personal courage and a drive for excellence, the MHS is changing how health care is delivered throughout the United States and the world. BioIQ’s Justin Bellante will discuss with Frm. Major General Elder Granger, M.D., USA (Retired) how military healthcare strategies and execution can provide private sector employers better healthcare their workforces.

Former Major General Elder Granger M.D. is president and CEO of THE 5Ps, LLC, a health care, education, and leadership consulting organization. Prior to his retirement from the U.S. Army on July 1, 2009, Dr. Granger served as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Washington, DC. In this role, he was the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) on DOD health plan policy and performance. He oversaw the acquisition, operation, and integration of TRICARE/DOD’s managed care program within the Military Health System. Dr. Granger led a staff of 1,800 in planning, budgeting, and executing a $22.5 billion Defense Health Program and in ensuring the effective and efficient provision of high-quality, accessible health care for 9.2 million uniformed Service members, their families, retirees, and others located worldwide.

Prior to joining TRICARE Management Activity, Dr. Granger led the largest U.S. and multi-national battlefield health system in our recent history while serving as Commander, Task Force 44th Medical Command, and Command Surgeon for the Multinational Corps Iraq.