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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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Seasonal Influenza Summary: March 04, 2022

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3/4/2022

During week 08 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 continued to have minimal to low ILI activity.

DOD Uniform Formulary Drug Utilization Report FY22Q1

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3/2/2022

National Intrepid Center of Excellence FY 2021 Annual Report

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3/1/2022

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence's FY 2021 Annual Report provides organizational highlights from FY 2021.

MSMR Vol. 29 No. 03 - March 2022

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3/1/2022

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Update: Malaria, U.S. Armed Forces, 2021; Obesity prevalence among active component service members prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic, January 2018–July 2021; Brief report: Refractive surgery trends at tri-service refractive surgery centers and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, fiscal years 2000–2020; Brief report: Using syndromic surveillance to monitor MIS-C associated with COVID-19 in Military Health System beneficiaries; Surveillance snapshot: Medical separation from service among incident cases of osteoarthritis and spondylosis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016–2020

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Seasonal Influenza Summary: Feb. 24, 2022

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2/24/2022

During week 07 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 continued to have minimal to low ILI activity.

Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program

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2/24/2022

H.R. 2968 HAC Report for FY 2020 116-84, Pg. 307-308 & S. 2474 SAC-D Report for FY 2020 116-103, Pg. 238

TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration Program

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2/24/2022

S. 2943 SASC Report for FY 2017 114-255, Pg. 205

Seasonal Influenza Summary: February 17, 2022

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2/18/2022

During week 06 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 to low ILI activity.

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Feb. 11, 2022

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2/11/2022

During week 5 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts continued to be low. A few states and installations in the US had moderate to high ILI activity, but the majority of the country had minimal to low activity.

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Feb. 4, 2022

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2/4/2022

During week 4 of the influenza season, laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts were low. Influenza-like activity (ILI) was low, except for several states and installations in the US Southeast, which had moderate to high ILI activity.

MSMR Vol. 29 No. 02 - February 2022

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2/1/2022

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Diagnosis of hepatitis C infection and cascade of care in the active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2020; A new approach to categorization of ocular injury among U.S. Armed Forces; Surveillance snapshot: Health care burden attributable to osteoarthritis and spondylosis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016–2020

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Deployment Health Assessment, 2021

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2/1/2022

The Deployment Health Assessment Annual Summary 2021 provides a descriptive summary of the numbers of forms (pre-deployment, post-deployment, and post-deployment reassessment) submitted by month along with the percentages of service members who endorsed selected health status questions or received referrals on health assessment forms during calendar year 2021.

DOD Health of the Force 2020

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2/1/2022

The Department of Defense (DOD) Health of the Force report represents a coordinated effort by the Defense Health Agency and the Army, Navy, and Air Force public health centers to provide a snapshot of active component (AC) Service member health and well-being.

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Jan. 28, 2022

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1/28/2022

Laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts among all beneficiaries were low during the third week of the 2021-2022 influenza season.

DHMS FY2021 Annual Report

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1/26/2022

Catalyst for Change. Annual Report of Fiscal Year 2021.

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Last Updated: September 21, 2022
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