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DOD Deploys MHS Genesis EHR System to 25 More Military Bases; Holly Joers Quoted

Electronic Health

The Department of Defense rolled out its MHS Genesis electronic health record system to 25 additional military installations in 12 states as part of the Wave Carson Plus deployment effort. DOD’s deployment of the Cerner-built MHS Genesis EHR system is about 33 percent complete with 42,000 active users. Joers said the department has begun preparation work for those deployment waves.

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Joseph Evans on Making 5G Work on Battlefields Overseas

Joseph Evans

Dr. Joseph Evans, principal director for 5G within the office of the undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense (DoD), said that U.S. military looking to use 5G networks on battlefields abroad may consider adopting commercial 5G, and select components that could be integrated into military tactical networks overseas.

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Air Force to Increase Number of Bases to Host 5G Experiments; Frank Konieczny Quoted

Frank Konieczny

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is preparing to expand the number of U.S. military bases that will accommodate 5G technology testing activities. Frank Konieczny, the service’s chief technology officer, said there has been a leasing opportunity for 10 installations in the U.S. southeast region and another incoming for 20 bases in the northeast.

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Senate Sends $619B Fiscal 2017 NDAA to White House

The Senate sent the proposed $618.7 billion defense policy bill for fiscal year 2017 to the White House with a 92-7 vote days after the House passed the measure, Reuters reported Thursday. Patricia Zengerle writes the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act contains a $3.2 billion rise in military spending, provisions that …

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NY Times: US Military Officials Worry Over Russian Ship Operations Near Undersea Communications Cables

Russian ships and submarines have launched operations near underwater cables used to transmit Internet communications worldwide, the New York Times reported Sunday. David Sanger and Eric Schmitt write U.S. intelligence and military leaders are concerned that an increase in Russia’s naval activities could result in cable-cutting attacks once conflicts emerge. Adm. …

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