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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.

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MHS Online Transparency Site launch

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7/20/2017
Patients who use military hospitals and clinics will find it easier to see how their facility is performing thanks to June 28 changes by the Military Health System to its transparency website. (MHS graphic)

Recent changes put ratings at beneficiary fingertips through simple online clicks

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2016 TRICARE Inpatient Satisfaction Survey Appendices

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7/7/2017

The purpose of the OASD/DHA TRICARE Inpatient Satisfaction Survey (TRISS) is to monitor and report on the experience and satisfaction of Military Health System's (MHS) beneficiaries that were admitted to MHS Direct Care (DC) military treatment facilities (MTFs) or its civilian network/Purchased Care (PC) civilian hospitals. The survey instrument ...

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TIG Single Data File

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6/1/2017

This document is a machine readable spreadsheet of MHS Transparency Measures consolidated in a single data file.

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Military Hospital and Clinic Accreditation Status

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5/9/2017

You expect your hospital or clinic to provide quality care and so do we. That's why the MHS requires all of our military clinics and hospitals go through on-site surveys by nationally-recognized accreditation organizations every three years. This report will show you the accreditation status of your facility, which accreditation organization the ...

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Military Hospital and Clinic Accreditation Status PDF Version

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5/9/2017

You expect your hospital or clinic to provide quality care and so do we. That's why the MHS requires all of our military clinics and hospitals go through on-site surveys by nationally-recognized accreditation organizations every three years. This report will show you the accreditation status of your facility, which accreditation organization the ...

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Number of Deliveries in Military Hospitals

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5/9/2017

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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Sentinel Events Across the MHS

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5/9/2017

We encourage our medical staffs to report all types of patient safety events – injuries, illnesses and especially deaths. Sentinel events are those that result in harm to a patient and that require immediate resporting, response and investigation. More reported events don’t necessarily mean more events have occurred. It could mean that more providers ...

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Sentinel Events by Military Hospital

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5/9/2017

We encourage our medical staffs to report all types of patient safety events – injuries, illnesses and especially deaths. Sentinel events are those that result in harm to a patient and that require immediate resporting, response and investigation. More reported events don’t necessarily mean more events have occurred. It could mean that more providers ...

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How long do I wait for an urgent appointment? A window into waiting times in military medicine

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4/19/2017
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The Military Health System places significant priority on ensuring our service members and their families have constant, reliable access to the health care services they need

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Primary Care Manager Continuity

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3/16/2017

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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Complications Related to Surgery PDF Version

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3/1/2017

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Complications Related to Surgery

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3/1/2017

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Access to Acute and Primary Care Appointments

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2/6/2017

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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Primary Care Manager Continuity PDF Version

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Satisfaction Survey Results for Seeing a Provider When Needed

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2/6/2017

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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