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The guest in this episode of The Health Leader Forge is Colonel David Bitterman, Chief Operating Officer of the US Army Southern Regional Medical Command. The Southern Regional Medical Command is the Army’s largest Regional Medical Command and consists of 15 Army medical treatment facilities located in the southeast quadrant of the continental United States from Texas to Georgia, and north to Oklahoma through Tennessee. The Command provides comprehensive health care services for over 490,000 beneficiaries with an operating budget of over $1.4 billion, and has more than 18,000 employees. Colonel Bitterman holds a Masters in Health Administration from Baylor University, and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the Army War College. He is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is a recipient of that organizations Career Achievement and Distinguished Service Awards.

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The Health Leader Forge


Co-produced by University of New Hampshire College of Health and Human Services (UNH CHHS) and Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives (NNEAHE).

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