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Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems

The Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (PEO DHMS) was chartered to transform the delivery of healthcare and advance data sharing through a modernized electronic health record (EHR) for service members, veterans, and their families.

Program Overview

PEO DHMS is an acquisition organization with a direct reporting relationship to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)), and administratively attached to the Defense Health Agency.

In July 2015, the contract for MHS GENESIS was awarded to the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health. The Department of Defense (DOD) acquired a widely used state-of-the-market EHR system.

Learn more about the PEO DHMS and its program management offices:

PEO DHMS Fact Sheet PEO DHMS Brochure

Program Management Office Description
DOD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM)
Oversees the acquisition and deployment of MHS GENESIS
  • Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX) provides technical solutions for seamless data sharing and interoperable EHRs that will evolve with national standards
  • Joint Longitudinal Viewer (JLV) is a clinical application that provides an integrated, read-only display of health data from DOD, VA, and private sector partners in a common data viewer
Joint Operational Medicine Information Systems (JOMIS)
Leads the acquisition and deployment of MHS GENESIS in operational medicine while sustaining the Theater Medical Information Program-Joint (TMIP-J) products.
  • Theater Medical Data Store (TMDS) is a Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet)-based web system that allows providers to view and document a patient's complete operational electronic health record by compiling his/her health history from various electronic military healthcare systems within the operational environment.

Manages operational medicine information sharing and collaboration inside and outside the medical community.

  • Medical Common Operating Picture (MedCOP) is an interactive decision-making support platform arming command surgeons and medical commanders with real-time health surveillance and medical operations visibility to enable more-informed decisions.
Enterprise Intelligence and Data Solutions (EIDS)

Supports the strategic goals of the MHS and facilitates informed decision-making through the delivery of robust information services and data in a timely, relevant and actionable manner. EIDS oversees a number of program activities to bring together data, information technology and data science, delivering analytics-driven insights for customers.

EIDS Five Core Capabilities:

  • Legacy Data Consolidation
  • Workflow Application
  • Information Portal
  • Analytics Workbench
  • Data Science Laboratory

Learn more about the EHR modernization and interoperability



Annual Reports

Catalyst for Change 2021


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Last Updated: November 02, 2022
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