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Enterprise Intelligence Branch/MHS Population Health Portal

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8/9/2016

The first part of this presentation discusses the Enterprise Intelligence Branch, which supports the MHS strategic goals through delivery of timely, relevant, and actionable information toa ll levels of the organization. The second part describes the MHS Poulation Health Portal and shows examples.

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Pediatric Clinical Preventive Services

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8/9/2016

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Review of the Defense Health Board’s Combat Trauma Lessons Learned from Military Operations of 2001-2013 Report

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8/9/2016

The in-depth information and recommendations in the report enable [the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs] to consider approaches to enhance Combat Casualty Care.

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Minutes: August 9, 2016

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8/9/2016

Minutes for the DHB meeting on August 9, 2016

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Agenda: August 9, 2016

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8/9/2016

Agenda for the DHB meeting on August 9, 2016

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Underwater team fends off 'The Bends' at Navy Experimental Diving Unit

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8/1/2016
Navy Lt. (Dr.) Jonathan Casey Brown, a physician and dive medical officer at Navy Experimental Diving Unit, Naval Support Activity, Panama City, Florida, poses outside the ocean simulation facility that mimics pressurized ocean conditions at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit, Naval Support Activity Panama City Division, Panama City Beach, Florida. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

The Navy Experimental Diving Unit is an important asset to advise on proper equipment and newer, advanced technologies divers can use to better operate and perform their missions and duties

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Hidden gem strengthens cutting-edge DoD research

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7/27/2016
Inventory technician Marcus Gunther works inside one of the state-of-the-art freezers that house more than 60 million serum specimens collected from more than 10 million active duty and reserve service members in support of military medical surveillance. (Courtesy photo)

The DoD Serum Repository is the world’s largest repository of its kind, storing more than 60 million vials of blood serum from more than 10 million active duty and reserve service members

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A good NAPP is key to better sleep

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7/25/2016
Air Force Senior Airman Karen Machado takes a nap before going to a deployed location.

A new smartphone app will soon help warfighters get the sleep they need

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An Army specialist helps create a possible Zika vaccine

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7/22/2016
U.S. Army Spc. Chris Springer flashes a smile as he puts some of his work into one of the facility’s many refrigerators. (DoD photo by Katie Lange)

An Army specialist is one of very few service members to get to work on the Zika vaccine

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National Intrepid Center zeroes in on traumatic brain injury

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7/19/2016
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a directorate of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., helps active duty, reserve, and National Guard members and their families manage their traumatic brain injuries and accompanying psychological health conditions through diagnostic evaluation, treatment planning, outpatient clinical care, and TBI research.

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a directorate of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, helps active duty, reserve, and National Guard members and their families manage their traumatic brain injuries

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Million Veteran Program draws on the power of collaboration

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7/14/2016
Dr. Don Humphries, with the VA Boston Healthcare System, helps manage VA's Million Veteran Program.

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Million Veteran Program, in collaboration with university affiliates and the Department of Energy, has the potential to improve the health of, and health care for, Veterans and all Americans

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Army researchers, Sanofi Pasteur to co-develop Zika virus vaccine

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7/13/2016
A digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph of Zika virus, which is a member of the family Flaviviridae. Virus particles, here colored blue, are 40 nanometers in diameter with an outer envelope and an inner dense core.

A recently signed cooperative research and development agreement will allow the transfer of the Zika purified inactivated virus, or ZPIV, technology to Sanofi to explore advanced and larger-scale manufacturing and production

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Predicting contagiousness to limit the spread of disease

Article
7/12/2016
Following exposure to a pathogen, people may become infected, and soon after they may begin to spread disease to others. Some people become infected and also become sick with symptoms (red). Some people become infected and do not exhibit symptoms, but still spread disease (yellow). Some people do not become infected (blue).

Prometheus seeks to discover a minimal set of molecular biomarkers that would indicate, less than 24 hours after exposure to a pathogen, whether an individual will become contagious

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Improving Defense Health Program Medical Research Processes

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6/2/2016

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Minutes: June 2, 2016

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6/2/2016

Minutes for the DHB meeting on June 2, 2016

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