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Health Innovation – Pathways to Ready Reliable Care

The Military Health System (MHS) Monthly theme is Health Innovation – Pathways to Ready Reliable Care. The MHS culture of innovation is always seeking out and implementing new, effective, and efficient ways to protect, support, and promote the health and welfare of the military community. 

Health Innovation and Total Force Fitness 

Total Force Fitness focuses on seamlessly integrating fitness of every aspect of the mind, body, and spirit. This requires finding new ways to promote performance, readiness and overall wellness of service members, military families and all MHS patients.

Health Innovations across the MHS Enterprise

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted every element of how the MHS did business. Innovation in other areas continued during the pandemic, including things like research on the use of electrodes to treat traumatic brain injury, boothless audiometry, remote and virtual medicine, and patient safety.

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#ReadyReliableCare is the DHA-led effort to advance #HighReliability across the MHS.

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High Reliability Checkpoint

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6/2/2021
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ReadyReliableCare is the DHA-led effort to advance #HighReliability across the MHS. Embracing innovation means the MHS is never satisfied with the status quo, and is always finding new ways to improve patient care.

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DHA Appointing Portal simplifies signing up for COVID-19 vaccination

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4/23/2021
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A new online and easy-to-use COVID-19 vaccine appointment portal is rolling out around the world at Military Treatment Facilities. It needs some tweaking on the admin end, users say.

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Tele-critical care will play increased COVID-19 response role in 2021

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Virtual health and particularly tele-critical care for critically ill patients assumed frontline roles in sustaining care while keeping beneficiaries and health care teams safe.

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MHS GENESIS Patient Portal expands new features

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The MHS GENESIS patient portal is readying new features and expanding existing ones, including its online library, and has rolled out special COVID-19 capabilities.

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Telemedicine advances put to the test during pandemic

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COVID-19 has led to the need for physical distancing and has overwhelmed the capacities of health systems, compelling many to adopt telehealth solutions.

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Decide + Be Ready: supporting today’s modern service woman

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New women’s app ‘Decide + Be Ready’, helps today’s service woman make proactive decisions regarding their contraceptive decisions.

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Health surveillance advances military medicine over past 30 years

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Thirty years improvements in data collection, automation, and transmission have allowed for the creation of robust longitudinal health surveillance records on military populations.

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Army Announces FDA Clearance of Field Deployable TBI Blood Test

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The US Army announced Food & Drug Administration clearance of a field-deployable traumatic brain injury blood test.

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MHS GENESIS MassVax System Rolling Out with COVID-19 Vaccines

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The new MHS GENESIS MassVax record-keeping tool is expediting and simplifying the process of COVID-19 vaccinations across the DOD

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MHS operational innovations continue in battle against COVID-19

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MHS innovations in 2020 include a new registry for real-time COVID-19 data and a system to free up hospital beds and protect patients from the disease.

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DVBIC eye-tracking tech may help service members with concussions

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The Fusion technology is more objective, by assessing eye reaction time.

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