VA Combined Ratings TableSource: https://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/rates-index.asp#combinedRatingsTable1
Bilateral Factor (S4_26.doc)Source: https://www.benefits.va.gov/WARMS/bookc.asp
Claude Hines, U.S. Army Colonel (retired), has over 26 years’ experience with the management of military clinical and medical logistics systems. Mr. Hines holds a Bachelor of Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University. Mr. Hines is a certified U.S. Army Acquisition Professional in Program Management (Level III), Contracting (Level II), and holds PMP certification. Mr. Hines is a recipient of several awards, including the 2010 Federal 100 Award, the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Outstanding Medical Information Management Executive Award and the Legion of Merit.Prior to his role at MicroHealth, Mr. Hines was the Deputy Program Executive Officer (DPEO), Innovation and Delivery (I&D) for the Department of Defense (DoD), Military Health System (MHS), Joint Medical Information Systems (JMIS). During his career he also served as Program Manager (PM) for the Defense Health Information Management System (DHIMS) managing 42 disparate Automated Information Systems into an integrated family of systems. Mr. Hines was also responsible for integrating MHS clinical IT solutions such as AHLTA — the military’s EHR — and scaling those capabilities for use within the military Theater of Operations.
Dr. Frank Tucker has over has 20 years’ experience in Delivering Healthcare, Project Management, and Health Information Management & Information Technology specializing in Electronic Health Records. He is a retired Army Officer who started his career as an enlisted Soldier. He carries a Doctorate of Health Science, dual Master’s in Procurement & Acquisition Management, and Computer Resources & Information Management, a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies, DoD Acquisition Level III in Program Management among other professional licenses and certifications.
Dr. Tucker has held Executive Leadership positions as the Army Medical Department(AMEDD) Deputy CIO for Strategy; Joint Medical Information Systems (JMIS) Chief System Architect and Director, Development & Common Services; Defense Health Information Management System (DHIMS) Assistant Program Manager; and DHIMS Chief Technology Officer. Through his various positions, he has remained a practicing clinician specializing in occupational health and preventive medicine now serving as a Red Cross Volunteer. Dr Tucker is also an educator having served as adjunct assistant professor of bioinformatics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He continues to teach as adjunct assistant professor at Central Michigan University and Park University for public health and health informatics at University of Maryland University College.