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Here you will find information about technology in the Military Health System. Health information systems help your providers make decisions and keep records, save money on supplies, along with many other tasks. This section also contains information about how new systems are designed and current systems improved.

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TRICARE Online Patient Portal Mobile

Fact Sheet
9/21/2017

TRICARE Online Patient Portal (TOLPP) Mobile gives patients greater access to their health information and health care teams from any mobile device.

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Combat medic students train using hologram technology

Article
9/7/2017
Alonzo Gonzales, a Combat Medic Program emergency medical technician course instructor, lectures students in Alpha Class 70-17 about different obstetrics complications  utilizing a specialized OB training manikin. The OB manikins resemble life-size pelvic cavities inside which the “fetus” can be positioned to replicate any number of complicated situations. (U.S. Army photo by Lisa Braun)

The Combat Medic Training program is the first METC program to incorporate hologram technology to augment training

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Technology | Innovation

MHS GENESIS Postcard

Publication
9/5/2017

This postcard is for MHS GENESIS locations to provide to beneficiaries as introductory information.

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MHS GENESIS | Military Health System Electronic Health Record | Technology

Training, technological synergy likely the key to future battlefield care scenarios

Article
8/30/2017
Soldiers from the 15th Brigade Support Battalion out of Fort Hood, Texas, provide treatment to the "wounded" during a mass casualty exercise, March 2, 2015. The training, taking place on Fort Irwin, California, is part of a National Training Center rotation scenario testing their ability to perform under a simulated combat environment. (Photo Credit: G. A. Volb)

Universal interoperability among technological devices and the development of an on-demand, on-call marketplace for continuous communication regardless of location key for prolonged care on the battlefield

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Embedded Air Force researchers develop innovative battlefield medical technology

Article
8/18/2017
Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robert Bean, a pararescue jumper, demonstrates how BATDOK can be worn on the wrist, providing awareness of the health status of multiple patients. Developing BATDOK required Air Force medical researchers to embed with pararescue jumpers on live missions to ensure the tool met the rigorous standards required by combat Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Air Force researchers developed a new electronic patient monitoring tool for use on the battlefield

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DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 4

Video
8/2/2017
DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 4

The Defense Health Information Technology Symposium kicked off July 25 in Orlando, Fla., bringing together 3,000 health military health system representatives and health information technology vendors from around the world. This is the fourth of four videos where we stopped and asked attendees to tell us why this gathering is an important part of the ...

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DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 3

Video
8/1/2017
DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 3

The Defense Health Information Technology Symposium kicked off July 25 in Orlando, Fla., bringing together 3,000 health military health system representatives and health information technology vendors from around the world. This is the third of four videos where we stopped and asked attendees to tell us why this gathering is an important part of the ...

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DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 2

Video
7/27/2017
DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 2

The Defense Health Information Technology Symposium kicked off July 25 in Orlando, Fla., bringing together 3,000 health military health system representatives and health information technology vendors from around the world. This is the second of four videos where we stopped and asked attendees to tell us why this gathering is an important part of the ...

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No Patient Left Behind

Photo
7/26/2017
Army Col. Rich Wilson (left) moderates a panel discussion with current and former program managers from the Defense Health Agency's Solution Delivery Division. The panel, titled No Patient Left Behind: Leveraging Partnerships for Change, discussed the importance of supporting patient care during modernization as the MHS transitions legacy applications to new systems. Focusing on enterprise planning, patient risk mitigation, and the balance of investment, the panel discussed the importance of positive government and vendor relationships and ways to apply past experiences to build strategies for success in the future.

Army Col. Rich Wilson (left) moderates a panel discussion with current and former program managers from the Defense Health Agency's Solution Delivery Division. The panel, titled No Patient Left Behind: Leveraging Partnerships for Change, discussed the importance of supporting patient care during modernization as the MHS transitions legacy applications ...

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DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 1

Video
7/26/2017
DHITS 2017 Attendees Interviews - 1

The Defense Health Information Technology Symposium kicked off July 25 in Orlando, Fla., bringing together 3,000 health military health system representatives and health information technology vendors from around the world. This is the first of four videos where we stopped and asked attendees to tell us why this gathering is an important part of the ...

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Bono to DHITS: Use health IT to better serve patients

Article
7/26/2017
Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director, Defense Health Agency, speaks at the Defense Health Information Technology Symposium, July 25, in Orlando, Florida. The three-day meeting brings together more than 2,000 information technology professionals, health care providers, and administrators who use IT solutions to better serve patients.

Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director, Defense Health Agency, tells the Defense Health Information Technology Symposium in Orlando, Florida, that health IT is vital to taking care of service members and their families.

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Technology | Health IT Research and Innovation Strategy

Health IT team working on creating an information ecosystem

Article
7/25/2017
Health IT team working to create ecosystem of information for patients, providers.

Highly interactive environment benefits patients, providers

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Military Health System Data Repository (MDR)

Fact Sheet
7/19/2017

The MDR is the centralized data repository that captures, archives, validates, integrates and distributes Defense Health Agency (DHA) corporate health care data worldwide.

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Technology | MDR, M2, ICDs Functional Support

Army supporting clinical trial testing hemorrhage control foam

Article
6/14/2017
Exsanguination, or bleeding to death, remains the most common cause of potentially survivable death to wounded warfighters. The Army is looking at this device as a potential stop-gap for patients awaiting surgical care. It could be a 'bridge to surgery,' keeping the patient alive long enough to give them a fighting chance at survival. The device resembles a caulk gun that contains expandable foam designed to be injected into a patient by a trauma surgeon. (U.S. Navy phot by Lt. j.g. Haraz  Ghanbari)

The Army is supporting a pivotal clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of a self-expanding foam device to stop massive intracavitary abdominal bleeding

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Military telepain clinics in D.C. area help patients manage pain

Article
6/7/2017
Dr. Christopher Spevak, director of the opioid safety program for the National Capital Region in and around Washington, D.C., uses the telehealth equipment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. (DoD photo by Kalila Fleming)

Being able to see your doctor without being in the same room, or even the same hospital, is giving some Military Health System beneficiaries more access to care; and it’s helping the MHS manage its opioid usage

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