60th Medical Support Squadron helps power DGMC
By 60th Medical Support Squadron, David Grant USAF Medical Center
/ Published April 21, 2016
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
Every day, the men and women of the 60th Medical Support Squadron make direct contributions to the Air Force's mission to fly, fight and win through its impact on the human weapon system.
As David Grant USAF Medical Center's "mission support group," this 317-member team proudly supports the Air Force's largest military treatment facility, its 2,400-strong staff, and Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs joint ventures in delivering medical and dental care to more than 500,000 eligible beneficiaries.
Comprised of six diverse flights, the 60th MDSS' mission is to support quality health care by delivering superior service through partnerships for all beneficiaries while maintaining a global-ready force. Our vision is to be the foundation that paves the way for world-class global health care.
Medical information systems ensures regulatory compliance, protects critical assets and is getting us ready for the launch of the DOD's new electronic health record.
From maintaining a 2.3 million square-foot, seven-building medical campus to managing 10,000 medical devices and $40 million in contracts, Medical logistics also ensures supplies and equipment are delivered to our customers on time.
Medical readiness leads the Air Force's second largest medical readiness platform with mission execution of 205 unit type codes and oversees the National Disaster Medical System Federal Coordinating Center for 17 hospitals across five counties.
Personnel administrative services directs the Air Force's largest medical functional area records management program in addition to performing commander support staff functions.
Resource management is the lead on human resources and financial management of a $142 million operations and maintenance budget. Finally, TRICARE operations and patient administration is our most complex flight with responsibilities ranging from admissions and dispositions, Airman Medical Transition Unit, coding, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Integrated Disability Evaluation System, more commonly known as Medical Evaluation Board, medical records management and referral management.
The 60th MDSS partners with six other medical squadrons and the group staff in supporting a global ready force through safe innovative care.
As the Air Force Medical Service continues on its journey toward Trusted Care, DGMC - and the 60th MDSS - is committed to building a culture of reliability with a single-minded focus on safety and achieving zero harm.