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Important Notice about Pharmacy Operations

Change Healthcare Cyberattack Impact on MHS Pharmacy Operations. Read the statement to learn more. 

U.S. Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Robert Walter, chief, BAMC Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, provides tele-critical care support during a simulated extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, cannulation at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dec. 11, 2019. Courtesy photo
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Health Care Technology

Defense Health Agency Information Operations is consolidating and standardizing solutions and infrastructure to enhance and simplify health care information technology for users across the Military Health System. Our goal is to deliver seamless health IT solutions to support the delivery of health care to 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide and give our workforce solutions to do their jobs more efficiently.

What is Health Care Technology?

Health care technology is any technology, including medical devices, IT systems, algorithms, artificial intelligence, and more designed to support health care organizations.

Benefits of Technology in Health Care

Improved Patient Care and Experience

We use technology to measure and capture data across the entire MHS to see how we’re performing and make improvements to clinical care and our patients’ experience. >>More

Real-Time Information Exchange

We’re deploying a new electronic health record, and when fully deployed, MHS GENESIS will provide a single, secure and integrated health record for service members, veterans and their families. >>More

Flexible Health Care Options

We're all busy, but with telehealth solutions, we're meeting you where you are to give you the care you need. >>More

 

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Long Range Technical Architecture Strategy Accessible Version

.PDF | 3.06 MB

The Long Range Technical Architecture (LRTA) Strategy is a dynamic technology investment roadmap to help guide and optimize the MHS’ investments over the next decade, based on data-driven analyses. The LRTA links business needs to technical solutions and provides enterprise 'knowledge' through data democratization.

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Vendor Information Form

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The Vendor Information Form provides a standard way to collect your ideas, problem statements, and/or proposed solution sets for defense health IT.

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Memorandum: #12-010, Waiver of Restrictive Licensure and Privileging Procedures to Facilitate the Expansion of Telemedicine Services in the Military Health System 12-010

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In order to facilitate the expansion of telemedicine services in the Military Health System, this memorandum waives selective provisions of Department of Defense 602S.13-R, "Clinical Quality Assurance in the Military Health System," June 11 , 2004. This waiver is conditioned on the specific provisions of this memorandum, and shall remain in effect, ...

  • Identification #: 12-010
  • Type: Memorandum
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