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Counting Doses in Combined Regimens of Monovalent and Bivalent Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines

Fact Sheet
9/4/2018

This information paper describes the required number of doses, using various combinations of monovalent (single antigen) hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines and the bivalent (combination hepatitis A and hepatitis B) vaccine, to ensure adequate immunity against both diseases.

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Hepatitis B | Accession Screening and Immunization Program | Hepatitis A

Influenza Infection and Influenza Vaccine

Fact Sheet
8/24/2018

The purpose of this information paper is to describe influenza disease and supporting vaccines to prevent its spread.

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Influenza Seasonal

AFMES DoD DNA Operations Fact Sheet 2018

Fact Sheet
8/22/2018

This Fact Sheet describes the purpose of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System's Department of Defense DNA Operations

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Armed Forces Medical Examiner System | Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner | DoD DNA Operations | DNA Identification Laboratory

Proposed Health Care Clinical Attachments

Fact Sheet
8/21/2018

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 (Section 1173(a)(2)(B)) identified electronic “Health Care Claims Attachments” as a transaction for which a standard was to be adopted. A proposed rule was published in 2005, but a final rule was never published due to questions about the maturity of the standards being ...

Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/19/2018

This fact sheet provides an overview of the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (PEO DHMS) -- an acquisition organization that oversees three program management offices.

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Vaccine-Preventable Diseases | MHS GENESIS | Military Health System Electronic Health Record

TRICARE Online Patient Portal Mobile

Fact Sheet
7/16/2018

This fact sheet provides an overview of TRICARE Online Patient Portal (TOL PP) Mobile enabling beneficiaries to access TOL PP with any mobile device including smart phones. The fact sheet includes instructions on how to access TOL PP Mobile.

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Technology

AHLTA 3.3

Fact Sheet
7/10/2018

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 health care systems within the operational environment.

Poliomyelitis and Poliovirus Vaccine

Fact Sheet
7/10/2018

This information paper describes poliomyelitis and the vaccine to prevent it

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Polio

Influenza Vaccines for Adults 65 Years and Older

Fact Sheet
7/10/2018

This information paper provides guidance to health care providers on discussing the annual influenza vaccination with persons aged 65 years and older.

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Influenza Seasonal

Health Artifact and Image Management Solution (HAIMS)

Fact Sheet
7/2/2018

HAIMS Fact Sheet

AFMES DNA FAQs 2018

Fact Sheet
6/27/2018

This Fact Sheet describes the purpose of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System's Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory.

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Armed Forces Medical Examiner System | Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner | DoD DNA Operations | DNA Identification Laboratory

FOIA Exemptions

Fact Sheet
6/15/2018

Not all records are required to be released under the FOIA. Congress established nine exemptions from disclosure for certain categories of information to protect against certain harms, such as an invasion of personal privacy, or harm to law enforcement investigations. The FOIA authorizes agencies to withhold information when they reasonably foresee ...

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Freedom of Information Act

AFMES Fact Sheet 2018

Fact Sheet
6/7/2018

This Fact Sheet describes the purpose of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System.

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Armed Forces Medical Examiner System | Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner | DoD DNA Operations | Forensic Toxicology

Formulary Management for the Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists (GLP1RAs)

Fact Sheet
5/21/2018

Formulary Management for the Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists

MHS ICD 10 Transition Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
5/21/2018

The Military Health System (MHS) ICD-10 Transition Fact Sheet summarizes the MHS transition of medical diagnosis and procedure coding from the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) to the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10).

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International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10)
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