RDML Tracy Farrill to Deliver Opening Keynote at the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit

RDML Tracy Farrill to Deliver Opening Keynote at the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit

Rear Admiral Tracy Farrill pioneers transformative changes in public health in military and community environments. She has been selected to lead one of the nine networks following the Defense Health Agency’s reorganization in October 2023. RDML Farrill has been appointed Interim Director at the Defense Health Network Continental.


Sharing her industry insights in public health, RDML Farill is set to deliver the opening keynote at the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit on December 6, 2023. She joins a roster of prominent healthcare experts in government and private sectors to discuss current market trends and technologies.


Read more about Rear Admiral Tracy Farrill’s transformational contribution as a defense trailblazer and her upcoming address at the 2023 Healthcare Summit.


About Rear Admiral Tracy Farrill


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Rear Admiral Tracy Farrill is the Interim Director at Defense Health Network Continental of the Defense Health Agency. She brings a wealth of experience across various healthcare-focused agencies spanning over three decades. RDML Farrill was appointed to this position in October 2023 to lead one of the nine defense health networks of the DHA. 


RDML Farrill has spent the majority of his career as the Chief Pharmacist at the United States Public Health Service and Wewoka Indian Health Clinic. During her tenure, she has headed various program implementations for the Defense Health Agency. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.


As a trailblazer in defense health, RDML Farrill is invited to speak at the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit. Secure a slot now!


Appointment of RDML Tracy Farill as the Interim Director at Defense Health Network Continental


Rear Admiral Tracy Farill has been selected to lead the Defense Health Agency’s Defense Health Network Continental as the Interim Director. Her command ensures exceptional care for service personnel, veterans, and military family members across over 25 military hospitals, clinics, and medical groups. Most of these facilities are located in military bases worldwide.


RDML Farill’s Selection In Line With the DHA’s Reorganization


RDML Farill has been selected for the position after the DHA’s reorganization of its internal structure. This rearrangement has replaced the 20 direct reporting medical markets into eight networks, with each one comprising a number of military hospitals and clinics. It aimed at providing better services to the U.S. joint forces stationed worldwide.


After more than a decade of operations, the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service has confirmed the rearrangement to better serve the United States military personnel stationed globally. DHA’s restructuring ensures every hospital and clinic reports to one network.


Tracy Farrill: Contributions to public healthcare markets

Tracy Farrill: contributions to public healthcare markets
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Rear Admiral Tracy Farrill’s demonstrated contributions have a lasting impact on the public health sector. One of her recent works is the successful implementation of COVID-19 programs initiated by the Defense Health Agency. Some of her lasting contributions include:


Synchronization of healthcare communities


Even before the reorganization of DHA down to eight defense health networks, RDML Farrill led the synchronization of healthcare military communities to ensure active duty and their family members get the best health services. Some of her initiatives encompass close coordination with healthcare delivery across various military and civilian medical facilities in Sacramento, CA.


Understanding the needs of military facilities in Hawaii


Visiting medical facilities in the newly established Naval Health Clinic–Hawaii in October 2021 has enabled RDML Farrill to understand the needs of staff and the condition of medical treatment facilities. Gauging from this visit, RDML Farrill was able to create more innovative programs that better the healthcare services of military communities.


Leading the overall DHA’s direction


RDML Farrill’s role at the Small Market and Stand-Alone Medical Treatment Facility Organization has been the catalyst for the shift of the overall direction at the DHA. In this capacity, she was able to lead the digital transformation efforts across different regional markets, helping them modernize amid changing markets.


Tracy Farill to keynote at the 2023 Healthcare Summit


2023 Healthcare Summit


The 2023 Healthcare Summit, organized by the Potomac Officers Club, is one of the biggest annual discussions for significant transformational changes, emerging threats, new technologies, and innovations in the medical field. Happening on December 6, 2023, Rear Admiral Tracy Farrill is set to deliver the opening keynote address.


Joining her as keynote are panelists and key decision-makers at CMS, DHA, NIH, and other federal healthcare agencies. Some of the topics to be tackled by these leaders include the role of AI in healthcare space, data sharing to improve user experience, human-centered design prioritization, digital transformation landscape, and more.


  • Organizer: Potomac Officers Club
  • Date: December 6, 2023 (7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET)
  • Location: Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042
  • Sponsors: SAIC, LMI, Noblis, LCG, and netskope


The Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit explores the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in public health. The global pandemic has become pivotal for revolutionary changes that the government and private healthcare industries have experienced and are still experiencing over the past few years.


Register for the 2023 Healthcare Summit now!

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