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Health Care Technology

Defense Health Agency Information Operations is consolidating and standardizing solutions and infrastructure to enhance and simplify health care information technology for users across the Military Health System. Our goal is to deliver seamless health IT solutions to support the delivery of health care to 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide and give our workforce solutions to do their jobs more efficiently.

What is Health Care Technology?

Health care technology is any technology, including medical devices, IT systems, algorithms, artificial intelligence, and more designed to support health care organizations.

Benefits of Technology in Health Care

Improved Patient Care and Experience

We use technology to measure and capture data across the entire MHS to see how we’re performing and make improvements to clinical care and our patients’ experience. >>More

Real-Time Information Exchange

We’re deploying a new electronic health record, and when fully deployed, MHS GENESIS will provide a single, secure and integrated health record for service members, veterans and their families. >>More

Flexible Health Care Options

We're all busy, but with telehealth solutions, we're meeting you where you are to give you the care you need. >>More

 

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This groundbreaking new tool gives critically ill patients access to 24/7 monitoring by deploying medical experts who can get them help immediately. See how it works, and why military medical experts are calling it the fail-safe mechanism that cannot be underestimated.

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New “mCurriculum” Launched to Help Surgeons Worldwide Sharpen Skills, Improve Clinical Readiness

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Imagine surgeons honing their skills using their smartphone, tablet, or computer. Thanks to a collaboration between the Uniformed Services University, the American College of Surgeons, the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons, and the University of California, Davis, it's happening. See how this groundbreaking "mCurriculum" is helping surgeons around the globe save lives.

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