MG(R) Elder Granger, MD- Leading Large Healthcare Systems at Home and on the Battlefield
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Dr. Granger is a board-certified hematologist/oncologist and served as the Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. He also 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. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Department and deployed multiple times.
He is currently the President and CEO of THE 5Ps, a health care, education, and leadership consulting organization.
In this episode, you will hear some remarkable stories from Dr. Granger’s vast experience coordinating medical support for an entire theatre of war and how he facilitated the introduction of an electronic health record and other new medical technology on the battlefield. He also describes behind-the-scenes decisions associated with executing a 20+ billion-dollar budget for the Defense Health Plan. Dr. Granger then relates how his military medical experiences prepared him for successful roles in civilian healthcare and consultation.
Dr. Granger shares many insights and lessons learned over a distinguished career and provides some valuable advice for all listeners. You don't want to miss this episode!
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