2022 Industry Day Slides.pptx


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March 30, 2022



DHA Industry Day Requirements Exchange
March 30, 2022
Agenda (1 of 2)Agenda (2 of 2)Lieutenant General Place Director, Defense Health Agency
Mr. Jake Lewis Acting Director DHA Contracting Activity
Dr. Barclay Butler Assistant Director Support (AD-S)
DHA Research & Engineering Industry Day
BG Katherine Simonson
March 30, 2022
DHA Research & Engineering
R&E Mission:
Lead the discovery, development, and delivery of enhanced pathways to military health and readiness
How we do it:
Shepherd innovative materiel and knowledge products from concept to transition, supporting providers and warfighters
Manage the enterprise research portfolio to align with medical priorities, Joint requirements, and ASD(HA) policy, direction, and guidanceR&E Organizational Structure
DAD: Deputy Assistant Director
S&T: Science & Technology
COE: Center of Excellence
TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury
MHS: Military Health System
Research Support Division
Research Protections
Clinical Investigations Program
MHS Research
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Implementation ScienceDHP RDT&E Major Investment Areas

Military Infectious Diseases
Wound Healing

Military Operational Medicine
Musculoskeletal injury prevention and reduction
Blunt, blast, accelerative, and neurosensory injury prevention and readiness
Psychological health & resilience
Performance in extreme environments
Optimized cognition & fatigue mitigation
Combat Casualty Care
Hemorrhage control & battlefield resuscitation
Prolonged Care
Severe burn
En Route Care
Autonomous care & evacuation
Radiation health countermeasures
Sustainment of medical expeditionary skills
Military medical photonicsResearch, Development, Test, & Evaluation (RDT&E)R&E S&T Research Portfolio Management :
Support oversight of ~$1.5B in annual S&T efforts executed by the CDMRP and other Execution Management Agencies
Efforts include building strategic plans, developing roadmaps, conducting programmatic analysis, and monitoring program execution

Studies & AnalysisR&E Support for O&M Funding:
Clinical Investigations Program - Assists in accreditation of graduate medical education and other allied health training programs
Implementation Science - Promotes adoption and integration of evidence-based research and practice to improve health outcomes
Military Health System Research Research about health care delivery in the MHS. FY23 Notice of Funding Opportunity announcement expected to be released April 1
DHA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs
Congressionally mandated programs to increase participation of U.S. small businesses in federal research and development
Support businesses in developing high-risk, high-impact medical materiel technologies with potential for wider commercialization
Funding: FY21 SBIR $63.1 Million, FY21 STTR $8.8 Million
DHA topic areas: combat casualty care, military infectious diseases, military operational medicine
SBIRSTTR website ( provides information on SBA policy directives, award data, and state-based proposal assistance coordinators
Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal ( offers DoD SBIR/STTR broad agency announcements, topic Q&A, and email list registration for updates
CDR Tatana Olson, Program Director,
Mr. JR Myers, Project Manager,
Research, Development & Acquisition Guiding Principles
DHA RDA enterprise supports the DoD in the rapid delivery of safe, effective, affordable, and sustainable solutions that improve medical readiness and care.
DHA AD-S, DAD-R&E, and DAD-A&S work together to ensure the seamless integration of the RDA lifecycle, working in collaboration with the execution elements of the enterprise.
R&E portfolio managers and their support staff develop and oversee investment strategies aligned to Joint requirements and priorities.
R&E research support ensures effective transition of knowledge products to clinical and operational medical communities across the MHS.
Ms. Cassandra Martin Director, Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)
OSBP An Advocate A Resource
Promote and maximize DHA contract opportunities for small businesses to support the military health system and the healthcare needs of over 9.1M military beneficiaries
Prime contractors and/or subcontractors
Advocacy, Counseling, Training
Help small businesses understand what DHA buys and ensure they are ready to do business with the government
Outreach events (vendor meetings, forums, SB fairs, conferences, conventions, industry days)
Facilitate communication with contracting personnel and Program/Requirements personnelProcurement Technical Assistance Centers
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) are a vital resource partner.
Many are affiliated in some way with Small Business Development Centers and other small business programs.
Staffed with counselors experienced in government contracting
Provide a wide range of services including classes and seminars, individual counseling and easy access to bid opportunities, contract specifications, procurement histories, and other information
Find your nearest PTAC at FY21 Small Business Goal Performance as of 28 FEB 2022Fiscal Year 2022 to date (as of 28 Feb 2022) FY19-FY21 Prime SB Goal PerformanceFY20-FY21 Trend Charts (Source: FPDS-NG)Top Portfolio Groups
DHA contract spend is organized across several service and product portfolio groups
Knowledge Based Services
Electronic & Communication Services
Equipment Related Services
Facility Related Services
Medical Services
Research & Development Services
Electronic & Communication Equipment
Medical Supplies & EquipmentTop 20 NAICS for FY21Top 20 NAICS for FY21 (contd)DHA SBIR/STTR Programs
CDR Tatana Olson, Program Director
Deputy Division Chief, Research Portfolio Management Division, J9 (Research & Development)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
Funds R&D for U.S. small businesses
Foster and encourage participation by socially and economically disadvantaged persons
Increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from federal R&D funding
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program
Funds cooperative R&D between U.S. small businesses and Research Institutions
Foster technology transfer through cooperative R&D between small businesses and research institutionsDHA SBIR/STTR Programs cont.
FY21 SBIR $63.1 Million, FY21 STTR $8.8 Million

Topics align to broader research program areas (e.g., infectious disease, operational medicine, combat casualty care, medical simulation and training) to support transition into product development
Contact Us
DHA Office of Small Business Programs

Mr. David Smith Office of General Counsel
Office of General Counsel Mr. David Smith Office of General Counsel Mr. David Smith
Government personnel - ground rules:
Conduct business with integrity and in a transparent manner
No preferential treatment (or appearance of preferential treatment) for any individual or company
Equal/fair access for ALL to public information regarding government needs/requirements
Avoid giving any vendor a competitive advantage by discussing non-public information, especially during one-on-one interactions
Recuse yourself from acquisition discussion if you have a personal conflict of interest
Protect non-public information, vendor proprietary information, or information received in confidence from a vendor
Dont recommend courses of action for vendors regarding particular requirementsOffice of General Counsel Mr. David Smith
Vendor ground rules:
Submission of capability statement, white papers, and other materials does not constitute a formal proposal submission; DHA will use materials submitted for market research purposes only
Understand that answers provided during the course of the Industry Day are not official and will not be binding on the DHA
Office of General Counsel Mr. David Smith
General Notes:
Post Industry Day follow-up meetings/discussions with vendors will fall under the market research umbrella
DHA discourages vendors from submitting proprietary information; if you submit proprietary information, please mark it as such
Government remains obligated to treat vendors fairly/equally, disclose only public information, avoid giving any vendor a competitive advantage, etc.
If DHA ultimately develops requirements relating to the specified topic areas, normal acquisition rules (e.g., satisfy Competition in Contracting Act requirements) and processes will apply as a Agency seeks to fulfill those requirements
Presentation of Requirements
Joint Trauma System Interoperability Standards
Col Stacy Shackelford
Chief, Joint Trauma System
Healthcare Operations Col Stacy Shackelford/ Chief, Joint Trauma System
Priority List
Equipment Interoperability in the setting of Casualty handoff between Services/Roles of Care
Interoperable Electronic Documentation System of all Casualty CareJoint medical entities deliver a consistent standard of care in support of the full range of military operations, and maintain the quality of care during transfer of casualties between teams of different Services and roles of care.
Desired End State
<30 minutes Golden Hour 4 hours
Damage Control Surgery
Clear Airway
Ensure Breathing
Chance of survival stabilizes after 4 hours
with ongoing care
Use Prolonged Care Capabilities
Control Massive External Bleeding
Timeline of effective interventions
Lifesaving interventions delivered too late do not improve survivalExample #1
Patient warming
Every role of care must have a patient