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Military Health System Data Repository

The Military Health System Data Repository (MDR) is the centralized data repository that captures, archives, validates, integrates and distributes Defense Health Agency (DHA) corporate health care data worldwide. It receives and validates data from the Department of Defense’s (DoD) worldwide network of more than 260 health care facilities and from non-DoD data sources. The MDR applies data quality edits to maximize the value of DHA corporate data. It also provides online and near-line data storage and supports health care data transfers.

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Product Features

  • Provide centralized data capture and validation for DHA corporate data sets
  • Preserve historical “raw” and processed data by type and year
  • Normalize and processes all data types using DHA-approved business rules
  • Derive and apply hundreds of value-added data elements to ensure consistency across DHA corporate data sets
  • Operates in a secure SAS-based computing environment

Benefits to the Defense Health Agency

  • Serve as the central point for collection, archiving, data integration, data quality edits and health care data transfers for DHA corporate data
  • Assure controlled access to privacy protected data
  • Support interagency data sharing with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Health and Human Services

Downloadable Fact Sheet (PDF)

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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