New veterans health support organization forms

Julia LeDoux
July 29, 2020 - 11:02 am

TLI Foundation

A not-for-profit foundation and veteran-owned small business have announced a joint venture to develop a health services support organization for veterans together with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense and the Department of Health and Human Services.

“We’ve got an all-volunteer force,” said Bill Oldham, founder and board chairman of the non-profit Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation. “If we send them into battle, we have to be there when they come home.”

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TLI is focused on driving innovative thinking and action on global issues relating to health, education, and economic empowerment, said Oldham.

“Our commitment is to make a real, tangible difference in the lives of veterans,” he said.

TLI joined forces with Bacik Group, a certified service-disabled veteran-owned small business in an effort to improve health and innovation services that will advance the quality of care for service members and their families, Oldham explained.

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“This joint venture, which combines each organization’s unique backgrounds, skillsets and expertise, will draw on TLI’s extensive track record of working with DoD, the VHA and HHS to find innovative ways to deal with complex and important clinical questions,” he said.

The partnership supports the federal government across 30 contracts, including work in Italy, Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Philippines and numerous locations throughout the continental United States.

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