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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.

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MSMR Vol. 29 No. 07 - July 2022

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7/1/2022

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Surveillance trends for SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens among U.S. Military Health System Beneficiaries, Sept. 27, 2020 – Oct. 2,2021; Establishment of SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance within the MHS during March 1 – Dec. 31 2020; Suicide behavior among heterosexual, lesbian/gay, and bisexual active component service members in the U.S. Armed Forces; Brief report: Phase I results using the Virtual Pooled Registry Cancer Linkage system (VPR-CLS) for military cancer surveillance.

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Background Information - May 2022 P&T Committee Recommendations

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6/16/2022

Agenda - June 30, 2022

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6/16/2022

Meeting Information - June 30, 2022

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6/16/2022

Seasonal Influenza Summary: June 03, 2022

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6/3/2022

During week 21 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. All installations and US states with available data had minimal ILI activity.

Army Corps of Engineers Projects within the Defense Health Agency

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6/2/2022

H.R. 1625 DOD Approps Act FY 2018, Joint Explanatory Statement

MSMR Vol. 29 No. 06 - June 2022

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6/1/2022

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Hospitalizations, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Ambulatory visits, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, re¬serve component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Surveillance snapshot: Illness and injury burdens, recruit trainees, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Medical evacuations out of the U.S. Central and U.S. Africa Commands, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, deployed active and reserve component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Absolute and relative morbidity burdens attributable to various illnesses and injuries, non-service member ben¬eficiaries of the Military Health System, 2021

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Modification of Annual Reporting Requirements on Defense Manpower

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5/27/2022

S. 1790 NDAA Conference Report for FY 2020, 116-333

Seasonal Influenza Summary: May 26, 2022

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5/26/2022

During week 20 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. All installations and US states with available data had minimal to low ILI activity.

Seasonal Influenza Summary: May 19, 2022

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5/19/2022

During week 19 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. All installations and US states with available data had minimal to low ILI activity

Seasonal Influenza Summary: May 12, 2022

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5/12/2022

During week 18 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. All installations and US states with available data had minimal to low ILI activity.

Tripler Army Medical Center Parking Assessment

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5/8/2022

H.R. 7609 HAC-M Report for FY 2021 116-445, Pg. 23

Seasonal Influenza Summary: May 06, 2022

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5/6/2022

During week 17 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. The majority of installations and states had minimal activity.

Uniform Formulary Drug Utilization Report FY22Q2

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5/5/2022

The purpose of the Uniform Formulary Drug Utilization Report (UFDUR) is to monitor and trend the average adjusted 30-Day equivalent prescription trends for the primary points of service (Military Treatment Facilities (MTF), Retail, and Mail Order) for Department of Defense (DOD) beneficiaries. This report is run quarterly. The DOD does not sanction any other use of this data.

MSMR Vol. 29 No. 05 - May 2022

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5/1/2022

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Update: Sexually transmitted infections, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2013–2021; Evaluation of ICD-10-CM-based case definitions of ambulatory encounters for COVID-19 among Department of Defense health care beneficiaries; The association between two bogus items, demographics, and military characteristics in a 2019 cross-sectional survey of U.S. Army soldiers; Surveillance snapshot: Tick-borne encephalitis in Military's Health System beneficiaries, 2012–2021.

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