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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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DHA MedCard App

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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

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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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Decide + Be Ready App Factsheet

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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

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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

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8/12/2022

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

Pain and Opioid Safety App

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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

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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

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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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Theater Enterprise-Wide Logistics Systems (TEWLS)

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8/12/2022

TEWLS consolidates numerous military logistics functions into a single application and database.

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Enterprise Blood Management System - Transfusion (EBMS-T)

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8/12/2022

EBMS-T is an enterprise-wide system, which allows seamless integration of blood banking and transfusion services through automation of operations used to manage blood product transfusion data and maintain blood product inventory throughout the MHS.

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AHLTA 3.3

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8/12/2022

AHLTA 3.3, a major component of the military’s electronic health record, is the primary clinical information system used by the military’s medical community to help generate, maintain, store and securely access data for 9.5 million beneficiaries.

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Enterprise Blood Management System - Donor (EBMS-D)

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8/12/2022

EBMS-D allows users to efficiently manage and track donor information, eligibility status, product testing, product history and manufacturing in one view reducing the potential for errors, redundancy, streamlining communications and making it easier to manage deferrals and determine eligibility of donors.

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Deployment Readiness Education for Servicewomen (DRES) App

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8/9/2022

The Deployment Readiness Education for servicewomen (DRES) application (app) provides essential information specifically for women before, during and after a deployment. These resources cover a variety of topics including pre-deployment packing lists, contraception advice, menstrual cycle and mental health management while on deployment, women’s health care guidance, and suggestions for important communication with family before departure.

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Decommissioning Zone

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8/9/2022

The Decommissioning Zone is a one-stop-shop for data dashboards, task checklists and Frequently Asked Questions, as well as a way to gain insights into site progress and dependencies related to decommissioning.

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Last Updated: September 21, 2022
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