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Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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Delegation of Authority and Assignment of Responsibility for Administration and Management of Direct Care

DHA Publication
11/3/2022

Policy Number: 5136.03

Establishes the DHA's delegations of authority and responsibility for the management of MTFs and DTFs transferred from Military Departments to control of the DHA.

M2 Future MEPRS Reference Table

Technical Document
11/10/2022

This file contains the future specification for the Medical Expense & Performance Reporting System (MEPRS) table for the Military Health System Management and Reporting Tool (M2) database.

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MDR Future MEPRS Personnel Detail

Technical Document
11/10/2022

This file contains the future specification for the Medical Expense & Performance Reporting System (MEPRS) Personnel Detail table for the Military Health System Data Repository (MDR) database.

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MDR Future MEPRS Reference Tables

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11/10/2022

This file contains the future specification for the Medical Expense & Performance Reporting System (MEPRS) Reference tables for the Military Health System Data Repository (MDR) database.

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MDR Future MEPRS Ancillary Procedures

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11/10/2022

This file contains the future specification for the Medical Expense & Performance Reporting System (MEPRS) Ancillary Procedures table for the Military Health System Data Repository (MDR) database.

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Enhancing Public Health Interoperability for the Joint Force

Article Around MHS
11/10/2022
Army Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Hall teaches a class

Members of Army Public Health Command Europe strengthened their partnership with sister services in a U.S. Air Force led Public Health Emergency Management training exercise held at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

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Army Civilians Provide Continuity Play Key Support Role for Medical Logistics Soldiers

Article Around MHS
11/10/2022
George Takacs, biomedical equipment technician works on battlefield medical equipment

U.S. Army civilians and contractors provide a crucial support mechanism to medical logistics forces when they deploy, assisting soldiers wherever the fight may take them.

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COVID-19 Consideration: Wildfire

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11/10/2022
COVID-19 Consideration: Wildfire

What you need to know to keep you and your family safe

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Disaster Alert: Stormy Background

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert: Stormy Background

Disaster Alert, be ready a moments notice

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Disaster Alert: Tropical Storm

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert: Tropical Storm

Disaster Alert for Tropical Storms

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Disaster Alert: Earthquake

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert: Earthquake

Disaster Alert for an Earthquake

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Disaster Alert: Winter Storm

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert: Winter Storm

Disaster Alert for a winter storm

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Disaster Alert

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert

Disaster Alert, be ready at a moments notice

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Disaster Alert: Wildfire

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert: Wildfire

Disaster Alert for Wildfire

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Disaster Alert: Tornadoes

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11/10/2022
Disaster Alert: Tornadoes

Disaster Alert for tornadoes

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Last Updated: September 21, 2022
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