Richard Stone, a retired Army Reserve major general and a former medical operations director at the Defense Health Agency, has been named a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH).
The former Army deputy surgeon general officially joined Booz Allen on Jan. 21 and advises customers on healthcare transactions in the defense, civil and industrial markets, Booz Allen said Thursday.
“General Stone is a recognized leader in both patient care and medical administration, in both the military and civilian settings, ” said Judi Dotson, a Booz Allen executive vice president.
“The future is integrated and solutions are multifaceted. All the services – from clinical operations and patient care to health records, payment reform, and quality improvement – must work together, ” Dotson added.
Stone, a 23-year military veteran, has led work teams that have implemented DHA’s transition into its current form and provided strategic management services for shared service projects.
During his military career, he commanded Army Reserve medical units and has also served as deputy commanding general of support to the Army’s surgeon general.
Stone earned his medical degree from Wayne State University and master’s degree from the U.S. Army War College.