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Military Health System

Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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Japanese Encephalitis and Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

Fact Sheet
9/21/2022

This information paper describes Japanese Encephalitis Virus and the vaccine to prevent it.

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Neuroendocrine Dysfunction Following Concussion/Mild TBI Provider Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
9/14/2022

The Neuroendocrine Dysfunction Following Concussion/Mild TBI Provider Fact Sheet, developed by TBICoE, is a one page document that gives primary care managers (PCMs) an overview of neuroendocrine dysfunction (NED) that can occur after concussion, or mild TBI. It highlights conditions with overlapping symptoms, screening and treatment considerations, risk factors, and referral guidance for suspected NED.

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Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Infections and MMR Vaccine

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8/29/2022

This information paper describes measles, mumps, and rubella and the vaccines to prevent these infections.

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PHIMT Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
8/22/2022

The Protected Health Information Management Tool (PHIMT), is the primary tool used by Military Health System (MHS) facilities for all release of information processing, management and compliance. The tool also serves many other critical features that are required by law including all major Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy provisions and requirements.

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HIPAA and Privacy Act Training | Training and Awareness

CIS CCI

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

The Clinical Information System (CIS) is the U.S. military’s inpatient electronic health record. It is used in acute hospital environments, providing point-of-care data capture at the patient’s bedside for physiological devices, fetal/uterine devices, ventilators and other patient care machines.

DHA Pediatrics APP

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

Defense Health Agency (DHA) Pediatrics App is for pediatricians and contains pediatrics information for various military hospitals and clinics pediatric departments. This password protected app contains a multitude of resources for providers all in one place.

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DHA MedCard App

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

The MedCard app allows Defense Health Agency pharmacies to capture and verify the validation dates of third party payers for Department of Defense beneficiaries. Additionally, the app provides the user a way to capture information on themselves and family members that may be helpful when interacting with a pharmacist.

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Breathe2Relax App

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

Initially designed for the military community but beneficial for use by anyone, the relaxation app trains you on the “belly breathing” technique that has proven benefits for your overall mental health. Use the app’s breathing exercises to learn and practice the breathing technique on your own or as part of a stress management program supervised by your health care provider.

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Solution Delivery Division | Psychological Fitness

Decide + Be Ready App Factsheet

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

The Decide + Be Ready mobile application contains evidence-based information on the most common forms of contraception available. The app uses a unique interface that was previously studied and designed to aid patients in making the best contraception decision.

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Virtual Hope Box App

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

The Virtual Hope Box is a smartphone application designed for patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. The VHB contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction and positive thinking.

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Ektropy Brochure

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

The official brochure highlighting some of the features and benefits of the Ektropy system.

Pain and Opioid Safety App

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

Opioid Safety provides information to both the users of opioids and those that prescribe them. This application (app) allows patients to track their pain levels between appointments so they can discuss it with their physician. The app includes information and answers to common questions for patients using opioids as well as Clinical Practice Guidelines (GPG) for providers.

Positive Activity Jackpot App

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

Positive Activity Jackpot combines a behavioral health therapy called Pleasant Event Scheduling (PES) with augmented reality technology to help users find interesting things to do close to where they live.

The Safety Reporting Tool

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

The Safety Reporting Tool was launched in December 2021 to provide a user-friendly method to report safety-related mishaps, hazards and concerns from any mobile device to Occupational Safety, and Health teams for the relevant Market, Region or Activity.

Joint Medical Asset Repository (JMAR)

Fact Sheet
8/12/2022

JMAR provides 24/7 access to medical asset information for users, on any computer

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