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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.

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Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS)

Fact Sheet
8/9/2022

The Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) is an information technology system within the Defense Medical Logistics-Enterprise Solution (DML-ES) portfolio. The DML-ES portfolio provides a continuum of medical logistics support for the Defense Health Agency (DHA). DMLSS supports all medical logistics functions in the Military Health System.

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Business Analytics Tool (BAT)

Fact Sheet
8/9/2022

The Military Heath System (MHS) developed and open sourced the OTM Business Analytics Tool (BAT) in 2012 in order to better analyze the MHS’ complex health information technology portfolio. The OTM team within the EHR Modernization Branch uses the BAT to collect and analyze data on legacy IT systems worth more than $2.4 Billion across the MHS.

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DMLES LogiCole

Fact Sheet
8/9/2022

The Defense Medical Logistics - Enterprise Solution (DML-ES) is the DoD MEDLOG IT portfolio. LogiCole is the technical refresh of DMLSS transitioning all MEDLOG applications into a single, web-based application supporting all medical logistics functions in the Military Health System.

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Adenovirus Disease and Adenovirus Vaccine

Fact Sheet
7/26/2022

This information paper describes the adenovirus infection and the vaccine used to prevent it.

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Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Fact Sheet

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7/21/2022

This fact sheet describes the purpose of the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry for Service Members

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Monkeypox Disease and Monkeypox Vaccine

Fact Sheet
7/21/2022

Description of monkeypox disease and the new monkeypox vaccine, JYNNEOS.

DHA SBIR STTR Frequently Asked Questions

Fact Sheet
7/15/2022

Frequently Asked Questions associated with the DHA SBIR/STTR Programs

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Vaccines with Diluents: How to use them

Fact Sheet
7/7/2022

Be sure to reconstitute the following vaccines correctly before administering them! Reconstitution means that the lyophilized (freezedried) vaccine powder or wafer in one vial must be reconstituted (mixed) with the diluent (liquid) in another.

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Research and Engineering Directorate Implementation Science Branch

Fact Sheet
6/10/2022

This fact sheet describes the Defense Health Agency's Implementation Science Branch

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Talking to Your Child about TBI: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans

Fact Sheet
6/8/2022

This TBICoE fact sheet includes age-appropriate strategies adults can use to speak with children about traumatic brain injury—or concussion. It also includes tips on how to help kids cope with changes that impact the family unit.

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Addressing Family Needs: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans

Fact Sheet
6/8/2022

This TBICoE fact sheet includes ways to build stronger family ties and develop coping strategies for challenges the family may experience after a loved one sustains a concussion—or TBI—such as substance misuse, psychological and emotional trauma, and financial changes.

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Taking Care of Yourself: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans

Fact Sheet
6/8/2022

This TBICoE fact sheet is directed towards caregivers and provides self-care strategies to avoid caregiver burnout and fatigue when caring for a loved one who has sustained a traumatic brain injury.

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Intimacy and Sexuality Following TBI: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans

Fact Sheet
6/8/2022

This TBICoE fact sheet provides caregivers and those diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury—or concussion— with information for addressing intimacy and sexuality concerns following injury. It includes information on how TBI can affect sexual functioning and behavior, and tips on improving intimacy after a brain injury.

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Returning Home After TBI: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans

Fact Sheet
6/8/2022

This TBICoE fact sheet shares information and adaptation tips when a loved one diagnosed with a TBI—or concussion—returns home. It includes hot topics such as driving following TBI and ways to avoid a second traumatic brain injury.

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Rabies Disease and Rabies Vaccine

Fact Sheet
5/18/2022

This information paper describes Rabies disease and vaccine to prevent it.

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