Military Hospitals

A health care facility operated by the Department of Defense. *

Specialization: Military General Acute Care Hospital. Operational (Transportable)

A Department of Defense (DoD) health care organization furnishing inpatient care 24 hours per day in "non-fixed" or deployed facilities. Entity is not Defense Health Program funded. Services are primarily intended for DoD active duty though some services may be furnished for non-DoD active duty. "Non-fixed" facilities are generally deployed DoD health care activities, not providing services on or in association with a DoD fort or base. "Non-fixed" facilities include hospital ships. **




Dr. Vincente Nelson MD
April Wesley PT, DPT

* [1/1/2005: title modified, definition added]

** [1/1/2005: title modified, definition added]