Skip to main content

Military Health System

Migration of MTF websites to TRICARE.mil complete

Image of Three military personnel, wearing masks, sitting at a desk and typing on laptops . The Defense Health Agency recently completed the migration of 140 military medical treatment facility websites, a key milestone in the transition of management and administration of the MTFs from the services to the DHA. (MHS graphic.)

Recommended Content:

Military Health System Transformation | Military Hospitals and Clinics

The Defense Health Agency recently completed the migration of 140 military medical treatment facility (MTF) websites to the TRICARE.mil domain, a key milestone in the transition of management and administration of the MTFs from the services to the DHA.

The three-year project finalizes an effort to modernize the web presence of military hospitals and clinics worldwide and provide a standardized experience for patients throughout the Military Health System. The goal is providing facility personnel and MTF recipients with a comprehensive source of information in an easily accessible, centralized location.

“The standardization of the military medical facilities websites is about getting healthier together. We now can share resources, whether it is to develop products that provide better service to our patients or to discover information gaps,” said Diana Logreira, DHA’s chief of digital communications. “We can also easily share local stories with other facilities, to or from TRICARE.mil, expanding our knowledge of relevant topics for our communities. We hope that the websites will become the connecting tissue among our patient population and staffers worldwide.”

Among the upgrades are an enhanced user interface and easier access to facility-specific information and TRICARE benefits. Changes to local hospital and clinic websites include ease of navigation, up-to-date healthcare information, and easy to find patient safety data.

User input was a key part of the process, and DHA plans to continue using that type of feedback, not only for developing improved interactivity online, but in all aspects of the transition.

"For more than a decade, the TRICARE.mil team has been using user input to drive improvements to the enterprise website,” said Karen Roberts, deputy director of communications for the Military Health System and DHA. “Building on that strong history, the team is ensuring the same approach is used for the MTF sites and we will continue to enhance the sites based on user input."

While the sites will all reside under the TRICARE domain, local MTFs will still manage their own sites to keep their beneficiaries aware of facility and area-specific issues.

The website enhancements are part of the transition of administrative oversight of MTFs to the DHA under the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.

The list of military hospitals and clinics can be found here.

You also may be interested in...

Standardized System for Scheduling Medical Appointments at MTFs

Congressional Testimony
2/14/2020

S. 2943 NDAA Conference Report for FY 2017, 114-840, Sec. 709(g)

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics

MHS Minute January 2020

Video
1/21/2020
MHS Minute January 2020

Thanks for tuning in to the *NEW* MHS Minute! Check back each month to learn about more exciting events and achievements by organizations and partners across the Military Health System!

Recommended Content:

Military Health System Transformation | Information for Patients: About TRICARE

Ft. Bliss Hospital Replacement

Congressional Testimony
11/22/2019

H.R. 2998 HAC Milcon for FY 2018 115-188 Pg. 27-28

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics

Improvement of Administration of DHA And MTFs

Congressional Testimony
11/21/2019

H.R. 5516, NDAA for FY 2019, Section 711(c) (Defense Health Command)

Recommended Content:

Defense Health Agency | Military Hospitals and Clinics

Nellis medical center celebrates 25 years

Article
11/13/2019
Air Force Col. Alfred Flowers, 99th Medical Group commander, and Army Staff Sgt. Michael O’Callaghan, (grandson of the former Gov. O’Callaghan) reveal a portrait of O’Callaghan during a ceremony celebrating the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center’s 25th Anniversary on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Nov. 12, 2019. The portrait will hang in the MOMMC to honor the center's namesake. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center celebrated 25 years of operation Nov. 12

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics

Continuing Implementation of the Reform of the Military Health System

Policy

This memorandum directs the continued implementation of the Military Health System (MHS) organizational reform required by 10 U.S.C. § 1073c, and sections 71 land 712 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The DoD policy for this reform is guided by the goals of improved readiness, better health, better care, and lower cost. The Department will advance these objectives through specific organizational reforms directed by Congress and the continued direction of the Secretary of Defense·anct the National Defense Strategy.

Military Treatment Facility Transition

Video
7/31/2019
Military Treatment Facility Transition

You may have heard about the military treatment facility transition. It's a phase plan for the Defense Health Agency to assume responsibility and management of all military hospitals and clinics. Here's what that means for you.

Recommended Content:

Military Health System Transformation

Implementing Congressional Direction for Reform of the Military Health System

Policy

Policy Memorandum, signed by Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan, to direct implementation of the Military Health System (MHS) organizational reform required by the National Defense Authorization Act.

Secretary Shulkin talks with Providers about Prosthetics

Photo
4/28/2017
Secretary Shulkin talks with Providers about Prosthetics

David J. Shulkin, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland, April 27. Shulkin, who visited the medical center for the first time, spoke with various providers throughout the facilities to learn about the medical care given at the hospital.

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics | Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Program Office

Secretary Shulkin meets service dogs Walter Reed

Photo
4/28/2017
Secretary Shulkin meets service dogs Walter Reed

David J. Shulkin, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland, April 27. Shulkin, who visited the medical center for the first time, spoke with various providers throughout the facilities to learn about the medical care given at the hospital.

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics | Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Program Office

Secretary Shulkin tours Walter Reed

Photo
4/28/2017
Secretary Shulkin tours Walter Reed

David J. Shulkin, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland, April 27. Shulkin, who visited the medical center for the first time, spoke with various providers throughout the facilities to learn about the medical care given at the hospital.

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics | Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Program Office

Secretary Shulkin visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Photo
4/28/2017
Secretary Shulkin visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

David J. Shulkin, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland, April 27. Shulkin, who visited the medical center for the first time, spoke with various providers throughout the facilities to learn about the medical care given at the hospital.

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics | Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Program Office

Why do you want to be a military doctor?

Video
3/30/2017
Why do you want to be a military doctor?

During the 2017 Military Health System Female Physician Leadership Conference, we asked some military medical students and junior officers to share why they want to be a military medical doctor.

Recommended Content:

Health Care Administration & Operations | Health Care Administration & Operations | Military Hospitals and Clinics

Walter Reed Bethesda terrain park

Photo
11/1/2016
Walter Reed Bethesda terrain park

The new terrain park outside of the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center provides another means for Walter Reed Bethesda physical therapists to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients without having to go to specific destinations to do so. (DoD photo by Mark Oswell)

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics

FBCH Emergency Room

Photo
11/1/2016
FBCH Emergency Room

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Room (U.S. Army photo by Reese Brown)

Recommended Content:

Military Hospitals and Clinics
<< < ... 11 12 > >> 
Showing results 151 - 165 Page 11 of 12
Refine your search
Last Updated: December 03, 2021
Follow us on Instagram Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube Sign up on GovDelivery