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Health Care Technology

Defense Health Agency Information Operations is consolidating and standardizing solutions and infrastructure to enhance and simplify health care information technology for users across the Military Health System. Our goal is to deliver seamless health IT solutions to support the delivery of health care to 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide and give our workforce solutions to do their jobs more efficiently.

What is Health Care Technology?

Health care technology is any technology, including medical devices, IT systems, algorithms, artificial intelligence, and more designed to support health care organizations.

Benefits of Technology in Health Care

Improved Patient Care and Experience

We use technology to measure and capture data across the entire MHS to see how we’re performing and make improvements to clinical care and our patients’ experience. >>More

Real-Time Information Exchange

We’re deploying a new electronic health record, and when fully deployed, MHS GENESIS will provide a single, secure and integrated health record for service members, veterans and their families. >>More

Flexible Health Care Options

We're all busy, but with telehealth solutions, we're meeting you where you are to give you the care you need. >>More

 

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The mission of Solution Delivery Division (SDD) is enhancing Health Service Delivery through exceptional Information and Technology.

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Partnerships, COVID-19 are catalysts for enterprise virtual health

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MHS operational innovations continue in battle against COVID-19

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DHA’s IT innovation continues during COVID-19 pandemic

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USAMRIID scientist recognized by French for distinguished service

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