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Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

A national repository of antibiotics, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, life-support medications, intravenous administration fluids and sets, airway maintenance supplies, and medical/surgical items.  The SNS is designed to supplement and re ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Strategic National Stockpile | Strategic National Stockpile

Receipt Staging and Storage Site (RSS Site)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

Sites with adequate warehouse space, cargo management, and logistics assets that accept Strategic National Stockpile assets deployed to state, local, tribal, territorial public health authorities for secure storage.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

RSS Site

Quarantinable Disease

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

Any of the communicable diseases defined in E.O. 13295, as amended.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Quarantinable Disease

Electronic Surveillance System for Early Notification of Community Based Epidemics

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

DoD’s syndromic surveillance tool that monitors and provides alerts for rapid or unusual increases in the occurrence of infectious diseases and biological outbreaks.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Electronic Surveillance System for Early Notification of Community Based Epidemics

Restriction of Movement

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

Limiting movement of an individual or group to prevent or diminish the transmission of a communicable disease, including limiting ingress and egress to, from, or on a military installation; isolation; quarantine; and conditional release.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Restriction of Movement | Restriction of Movement

Point of Dispensing (POD)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

A location where pharmaceuticals and other medications are distributed to the end user; these facilities may range from small clinics to large operations with multiple staging and operations areas; these facilities may also support a range of ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Point of Dispensing | Point of Dispensing

Quarantine

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

The separation of an individual or group that has been exposed to a communicable disease, but is not yet ill, from others who have not been so exposed, in such manner and place to prevent the possible spread of the communicable disease.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Quarantine | Quarantine

Service Public Health Centers

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, U.S. Army Public Health Center.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Service Public Health Centers | Service Public Health Centers

Open Point of Dispensing (Open POD)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

A public site designed for dispensation of medications to the general population.

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Open Point of Dispensing

Public Health Emergency

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

An occurrence or imminent threat of an illness or health condition that poses: A high probability of a significant number of deaths in the affected population considering the severity and probability of the event;  A significant number of ...

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Public Health Emergency | Public Health Emergency | Public Health Emergency

Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

An extraordinary public health event as declared by the Director of the WHO that constitutes a public health risk to other countries through the international spread of the health hazard and potentially requires a coordinated international ...

Source of Definition

DODI 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Medical Treatment Facility (MTF)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/28/2019

A facility established for the purpose of furnishing medical and/or dental care to eligible individuals.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.03: Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Related Glossary Terms

Medical Treatment Facility | Medical Treatment Facility | Medical Treatment Facility | Medical Treatment Facility | Medical Treatment Facility [6025.13] | Medical Treatment Facility [6025.24] | Medical Treatment Facility [DoDI 1300.27] | Medical Treatment Facility or Dental Treatment Facility

DoD Privacy Act Issuances

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/13/2019

DoD issuances implementing the Privacy Act of 1974 in DoD.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6025.18 HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance in DoD Health Care Programs

Related Glossary Terms

DoD Privacy Act Issuances

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/13/2019

The HIPAA Rule governing the use and disclosure of PHI held by covered entities and business associates.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6025.18 HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance in DoD Health Care Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule

DoD Cybersecurity Requirements

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
3/13/2019

Current DoD issuances and other federal law relating to electronic data security and protection of DoD information systems.  A more detailed definition is provided in DoDM 6025.18.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6025.18 HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance in DoD Health Care Programs

Related Glossary Terms

DoD Cybersecurity Requirements
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