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Here you will find information about technology in the Military Health System. Health information systems help your providers make decisions and keep records, save money on supplies, along with many other tasks. This section also contains information about how new systems are designed and current systems improved.

DHA's Information Operations (J-6)

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SDD APLIS Fact Sheet Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS) 4/12/2019
This information paper describes tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis diseases, and the vaccines to prevent them. Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis Diseases and Vaccines 4/26/2019

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DHA improves financial efficiency with consolidated funding system

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11/20/2020
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The conversions enable GFEBS financial structure and funding control by the DHA.

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Walter Reed, VA focus on joint efforts in 3D medical application

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DHA IPM 18-017: Military Health System (MHS) Information Technology (IT) Investment Management Framework

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This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (v), establishes Defense Health Agency's (DHA) procedures to: .Establish the overarching guidance to implement policies and procedures for managing DHA Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations (DAD IO)/J-6Defense Health Program (DHP) IT resources. The DHA Investment Management Framework is used as an enabler for MHS leadership to make informed transparent financial decisions associated with the DHA DAD IO/J-6 systems, services, and capabilities and will continue to be used in the foreseeable future.

  • Identification #: 18-017
  • Date: 11/7/2020
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

Military Health podcasts provide resources for patients and providers

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11/6/2020
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BAMC, Argentine Army medical providers share COVID-19 best practices

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11/4/2020
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U.S. Army South facilitated the virtual subject matter expert (SME) exchange between BAMC and CMMH.

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‘Virtual Ward’ pilot program to reduce hospital stay time

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"The idea is that instead of staying in hospital longer..., patients are released early and can recover in the comfort and privacy of their homes."

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Theater Enterprise-Wide Logistics Systems (TEWLS)

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10/29/2020

TEWLS consolidates numerous military logistics functions into a single application and database.

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Joint Medical Asset Repository (JMAR)

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10/29/2020

JMAR provides 24/7 access to medical asset information for users, on any computer

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DHA IPM 18-015: Cybersecurity Program Management

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This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the requirements of References (d) through (y): • Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to implement and maintain a DHA Cybersecurity Program for the Military Health System (MHS) to protect and defend DHA information and Information Technology (IT). • Is effective immediately; it will be converted into DHA-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), “Cybersecurity Program Management.” This DHA-IPM will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue.

  • Identification #: 18-015
  • Date: 10/28/2020
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

Essentris®

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10/26/2020

The military’s inpatient electronic health record is used in acute hospital environments, providing point-of-care data capture at the patient’s bedside for physiological devices, fetal/uterine devices, ventilators and other patient care machines.

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AHLTA Web Print

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10/26/2020

AHLTA Web Print (AWP) is an application embedded in the AHLTA client workstation that provides the ability to print a patient’s entire AHLTA medical record or a subset, eliminating the need to print each AHLTA encounter or result separately.

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Composite Health Care System

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10/26/2020

The Composite Health Care System (CHCS) allows clinicians to electronically perform patient appointment processes and scheduling, order laboratory tests, authorize radiology procedures and prescribe medications.

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AHLTA 3.3

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10/26/2020

AHLTA 3.3, a major component of the military’s electronic health record, is the primary clinical information system used by the military’s medical community to help generate, maintain, store and securely access data for 9.5 million beneficiaries.

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Defense Health Agency celebrates seven years of service

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TOL Patient Portal Secure Messaging

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9/29/2020

TRICARE Online Patient Portal (TOLPP) Secure Messaging (SM) provides Military Health System patients who receive care at a military treatment facility or clinic access to a robust messaging capability, allowing authorized patients the ability to securely communicate with their health care team.

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