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Here you will find information about technology in the Military Health System. Health information systems help your providers make decisions and keep records, save money on supplies, along with many other tasks. This section also contains information about how new systems are designed and current systems improved.

DHA's Information Operations (J-6)

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DHA proves power of collaboration in medical IT war games

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Army & Navy providers team up to save soldier’s life

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Navy Care virtual health app wins innovation award

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DHA-IPM 18-016: Medical Coding of the DOD Health Records

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This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (s): • Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for centralized oversight, standardized operations, and ensured quality and performance for the coding of DOD Health Records. • This DHA-IPM is effective immediately; it will be converted into a DHA-Procedural Instruction. This DHA-IPM will expire 12 months from the date of issue.

Military hospital dials in virtual healthcare to combat COVID-19

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Army, FDA discuss 3D printing at workshop

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DHA-IPM 18-013: Risk Management Framework (RMF)

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This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (ac): • Incorporates cybersecurity strategy, policy, awareness/training, assessment, continuous monitoring, authorization, implementation, and remediation. • Aligns with the Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations (DAD IO) J-6/Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) key concept of increasing cybersecurity of Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Information Technology (IT); therefore, robust risk assessment and management is required. • Encompasses lifecycle risk management to determine and manage the residual cybersecurity risk. • This DHA-IPM is effective immediately; it will be converted into a DHA-Procedural Instruction. This DHA-IPM will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue.

  • Identification #: 18-013
  • Date: 9/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

Special Needs Program Management Information System (SNPMIS)

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SNPMIS documents and reports on services provided to TRICARE patients with special needs.

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DHA-PI 3201.05: Technology Transfer (T2) Program

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This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI) based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (t), establishes responsibilities, procedures, and guidance for the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) T2 program.

  • Identification #: 3201.05
  • Date: 6/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
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Nutrition Management Information System (NMIS)

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6/19/2019

NMIS is a fully integrated nutrition management system supporting military readiness and the war fighter worldwide.

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Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System – Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC)

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6/17/2019

The Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System – Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) is an information system designed to support personal auditory readiness and help prevent hearing loss through early detection.

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Patient Encounter Processing and Reporting (PEPR)

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PEPR allows analysis of purchased care claims data created by the TRICARE Managed Care Support Contractors.

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