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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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TRICARE Open Season FEDVIP Eligibility

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9/26/2022

Open Season is on Nov. 14 – Dec. 13, 2022. You can stay in your plan, enroll in a plan

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TRICARE Open Season Key Messages

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9/26/2022

Open Season is on Nov. 14 – Dec. 13, 2022. You can stay in your plan, enroll in a plan, or change plans. Does not apply to those with premium-based plans.

TRICARE Open Season Eligibility

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9/26/2022

Open Season is on Nov. 14 – Dec. 13, 2022. You can stay in your plan, enroll in a plan, or change plans. Does not apply to those with premium-based plans.

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ScriptCenter Flyer

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9/21/2022

A secure, convenient and private way to pick up your refills

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Standing orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Children and Adolescents

Publication
9/15/2022

The purpose of this standing order is to reduce morbidity and mortality from influenza by vaccinating children and adolescents who meet the criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Department of Defense (DOD).

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Vaccine Bin Label Examples

Publication
9/13/2022

Sample labels for organizing vaccines into bins for proper storage.

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Standing orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Adults

Publication
9/12/2022

Immunization standing orders are approved protocols that authorize appropriately trained health care personnel to assess patient immunization status and administer vaccinations without a written provider order or examination.

OMNIBUS IV Military Medical Research and Development HT001121R0004

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9/9/2022

Statement of objectives for the OMNIBUS contracting vehicles.

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TBICoE at MHSRS 2022

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9/7/2022

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) research personnel will be showcasing the latest TBI research at the 2022 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS)

Standing Order for Administering Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

Publication
9/7/2022

Standing orders authorize nurses, pharmacists, and other appropriately trained health care personnel, where allowed by state law, to assess a patient’s immunization status and administer vaccinations according to a protocol approved by an institution, physician, or other authorized practitioner.

Standing Order for Administering Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Publication
9/7/2022

Standing orders authorize nurses, pharmacists, and other appropriately trained healthcare personnel, where allowed by state law, to assess a patient’s immunization status and administer vaccinations according to a protocol approved by an institution, physician, or other authorized practitioner.

Standing Order for Administering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Publication
9/7/2022

Standing orders authorize nurses, pharmacists, and other appropriately trained healthcare personnel, where allowed by state law, to assess a patient’s immunization status and administer vaccinations according to a protocol approved by an institution, physician, or other authorized practitioner.

Talking To Your Family and Friends About Depression

Publication
9/6/2022

Risk Management Framework Process Workflow

Publication
9/2/2022

The RMF is the process that the Information System Security Managers use to get and maintain an Authority To Operate (ATO).

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Defense Health Board Org Chart

Publication
8/30/2022

Organizational chart representing the Defense Health Board structure.

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