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MHS GENESIS: The Electronic Health Record

MHS GENESIS is the Military Health System's modern electronic health record that provides a single health record for service members, veterans, and their families. MHS GENESIS:

  • Enhances health, increases readiness, and improves safety
  • Focuses on quality, safety, and patient outcomes to help advance enterprise objectives to transform the MHS into a high-reliability organization
  • Standardizes clinical and business processes across the services and the MHS
  • Enables beneficiaries to be fully engaged in their health care

MHS GENESIS Patient Portal

The MHS GENESIS Patient PortalGoes to the MHS GENESIS patient portal is a secure website for 24/7 access to your health information, including managing appointments and exchanging messages with your care team.

 

Need Help with MHS GENESIS?

Need Help with the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal?

Do you need technical help accessing your records or information in the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal? You can call 800-600-9332 or DSN 312-838-3000. They’re available 24/7.

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