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Military Health System

Information for Providers

The Military Health System is comprised of providers at military hospitals and clinics augmented by civilian TRICARE-authorized providers. As the health care delivery arm of the MHS, the Defense Health Agency is crucial to supporting the Department of Defense’s integrated system of readiness and health. DHA manages a global health care network of military and civilian medical professionals and more than 400 military hospitals and clinics around the world.

Education & Training

The Military Health System includes a robust, innovative, enterprise-wide system to maximize education and training opportunities so we ensure a Ready Medical Force and a Medically Ready Force. 

Our Training Opportunities

What's New?

Deployment of MHS GENESIS Across the MHS

MHS GENESIS, the MHS's new electronic health record, provides enhanced, secure technology to manage patient health information. MHS GENESIS is currently deploying in waves across the MHS. >>Learn More

To visit the MTF Staff Community page, enter "MHS GENESIS MTF Staff" in the search bar. 

Transgender Education References and Training Resources

Get education references and training resources for transgender patients that are built on evidence-based practice guidelines and standards of care. >>Learn More

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Last Updated: January 05, 2023
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