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MHS Health Care Glossary

Military Health System Health Care Glossary serves as the official repository and consolidated reference (as a secondary source) for terms and definitions used within the MHS. Some terms may have multiple and varying definitions based on the context and primary source of authority. Note that certain definitions may be approved only for limited use in a single primary reference document, while others may have broad applicability in multiple contexts and issuances. To determine the most appropriate definition in a particular context, consult all relevant source documents. Any disparities between this Glossary and primary sources are unintentional, and the primary source shall control.

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Feb 27, 2024

DS Logon

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Feb 27, 2024

Warfare Exposure

The Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) play distinct roles dealing with chemical and biological (CB) exposures. DOD identifies and validates veterans' exposure to CB agents and provides the names of individuals along with their exposure information to the VA. The VA then notifies individuals of their potential ...

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Feb 27, 2024

Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute

DMRTI (Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute) is a Tri-Service military command tasked with conducting and coordinating training in areas that enable military medical department personnel, both active duty and reserve, to better perform the wide variety of challenging medical and health service support missions they are faced with around the world.

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