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MHS Quality, Patient Safety, and Access Information (for Patients)

We are committed to making it easy for you to find information on how the Military Health System (MHS) is performing. Here, you'll data showing how our facilities score on industry standard measures for patient safety, health care outcomes, quality of care, and patient satisfaction and access to care. Search for your military treatment facility below to see how we're doing and how we measure out performance.

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Part of our transparency efforts include getting feedback from the community we serve. This will require input from the individuals most interested in this data – our beneficiaries and military communities. If you have ideas, suggestions, or other feedback on the information we are presenting, please send us an email and let us know what information you would like to see presented and how we can make it easier to digest and use. 

We are looking for feedback on the way we present quality data on this website only. If you have feedback about your specific military hospital or clinic, contact the facility directly.

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Satisfaction Survey Results for Seeing a Provider When Needed

Report
10/7/2016

Seeing your provider when you need to is important to you – and to us. We want to ensure that you get the care you need when you need it. This measure lets us know if you think we responded appropriately to your appointment request. We send out surveys to a sample of our patients after their health care appointments. We measure your satisfaction and ...

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Number of Deliveries in Military Hospitals

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10/7/2016

When you are having a baby, it is important that you have confidence in the hospital you are considering for delivery. Hospitals that have fewer deliveries are okay for uncomplicated pregnancies. Hospitals that deliver more babies are often better for complicated pregnancies. We count and report the number of babies delivered in our military ...

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Number of Deliveries in Military Hospitals PDF Version

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10/7/2016

When you are having a baby, it is important that you have confidence in the hospital you are considering for delivery. Hospitals that have fewer deliveries are okay for uncomplicated pregnancies. Hospitals that deliver more babies are often better for complicated pregnancies. We count and report the number of babies delivered in our military ...

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Access to Acute and Primary Care Appointments

Report
10/7/2016

Seeing your provider in a timely manner is important to you – and to us. Our goal is to ensure you receive the right level of care, at the right time, by the right provider. This measure is used across the health care industry and lets us know if we are meeting our access to care standards. The MHS access to care standard for patients to receive an ...

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Access to Acute and Primary Care Appointments PDF Version

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10/7/2016

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ORYX Accreditation Measures

Report
10/7/2016

You expect your hospital or clinic to meet quality and safety requirements. One way our military hospitals and clinics ensure they meet those requirements is by becoming accredited. Most military hospitals and clinics use Joint Commission for accreditation (and all will over the next few years). The Joint Commission uses the trademarked ORYX measures ...

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ORYX Accreditation Measures PDF Version

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10/7/2016

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Primary Care Manager Continuity

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10/7/2016

When your provider team is familiar with your medical history, it is good for you, especially if you have more complex medical issues. Our Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) help you see the same provider team. Your PCMH team will work to keep you healthy by suggesting preventive services that may prevent more complex problems later. We track ...

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Primary Care Manager Continuity PDF Version

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10/7/2016

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Brooke Army Medical Center Transparency

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7/28/2016
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DoD Instruction 6025.13: Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS) Instruction

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This Department of Defense Instruction (Number 6025.13) establishes DoD policy on issues related to MQA programs and clinical quality management activities.

Elective Deliveries Less than 39 Weeks

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6/23/2016

A normal pregnancy is 40 weeks (9 lunar months). Research has shown that babies who are 'full term' 39-41 weeks of pregnancy are less likely to have complications and require Neonatal Intensive Care support. This is a measure that tracks for the MHS and across the nation, the number of babies delivered by 'choice' (elective) who are younger (less) ...

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Good Catch Recognition Award Process

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This memorandum describes the annual Navy Medicine "Surgeon General Good Catch Annual Recognition Award". A "Good Catch" signifies a near miss, unsafe condition, or error(s) (environmental, IT, process, system design) that was identified early to prevent and/or minimize preventable harm to patients.

Military Health System enters third phase of Transparency Initiative

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5/24/2016
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