Tag Archives: Military Health System

Military Health System Responds to COVID-19 With Innovation

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The Military Health System is working to develop medical products and discover new prevention techniques, tracing methods and other approaches in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Air Force Col. Todd Rasmussen said the MHS has found new uses for a registry designed to help with combat wounds, known as the Joint Trauma System.

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DoD to Refine Medical Facility Operations; Tom McCaffery Quoted

Department of Defense seeks to refine the structure of medical treatment facilities across the military for boosted readiness and improved clinical training. A report, titled "Restructuring and Realignment of Military Medical Treatment Facilities," features plans to restructure 50 of these sites across the globe, the Military Health System said Wednesday.

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Defense Health Agency Makes New Office for Electronic Health Record Adoption

The Defense Health Agency has created a new office to support the enterprise-wide implementation of a new electronic health record. The newly established Office of the Chief Health Informatics Officer will work with health information technologists, testers and health care providers for the adoption of MHS Genesis, the Military Health System said Wednesday.

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MHS Rolls Out New Electronic Health Record at Four Sites

The Military Health System deployed its new electronic health care record at four medical sites belonging to the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army. The system said Saturday it activated its MHS GENESIS record at David Grant USAF Medical Center, Naval Health Clinic Lemoore, U.S. Army Health Clinic Presidio of Monterey and Mountain Home Air Force Base's 366th Medical Group.

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Air Force Stands New Field Agency to Augment Medical Capabilities

The Air Force Medical Service formed a new field agency to optimize the U.S. Air Force's operational medical readiness. Led by Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger, the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency is established to manage expeditionary medical functions, mission support requirements and medical readiness efforts, the service branch said Monday.

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