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Typhoid Fever and Typhoid Vaccines

Fact Sheet
8/16/2017

This information paper describes typhoid fever and the vaccines to prevent it

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Typhoid

Military Health System Data Repository (MDR)

Fact Sheet
7/19/2017

The MDR is the centralized data repository that captures, archives, validates, integrates and distributes Defense Health Agency (DHA) corporate health care data worldwide.

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Technology | MDR, M2, ICDs Functional Support

Influenza Vaccines for Adults 65 Years and Older

Fact Sheet
7/14/2017

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

Influenza Infection and Influenza Vaccine

Fact Sheet
7/13/2017

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

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Influenza Seasonal

DHA-PGI 224: Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Information

Fact Sheet
7/6/2017

Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Protected Health Information (PHI), and Federal Information Requirements

DHA Industry Day FY17 Year-end Forecast

Fact Sheet
6/1/2017

FY17 Forecast Projected Delivery or Service date

MHS ICD 10 Transition Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
5/15/2017

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)

The Defense Medical Epidemiology Database System Overview Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
5/12/2017

This fact sheet provides a system overview of the Defense Medical Epidemiology Database (DMED). DMED is a web-based tool to remotely query de-identified active component personnel and medical event data contained within the Defense Medical Surveillance System (DMSS). Learn about the newly released version of DMED and its key features in this document.

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Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch | Defense Medical Epidemiology Database

HIPAA Electronic Funds Transfer and Remittance Advice Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
4/27/2017

TRICARE Managed Care Support Contractors (MCSCs), acting as a health plan/payer, are required to accommodate and be compliant with the transactions for Health Care Electronic Funds Transfers (EFTs) and Remittance Advice (RA). These standards intended to streamline the format and data content of transmissions a health plan sends to its bank when it ...

HIPAA Operating Rules

Fact Sheet
4/27/2017

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) establishes a single set of operating rules for each Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) transaction and promulgate rules to establish its adoption. Operating Rules affect TRICARE where it employs HIPAA electronic transactions in Private Sector Care as a Health Plan/Payer and in ...

Osseointegration

Fact Sheet
4/25/2017

This fact sheet provides information on osseointegration (OI) and the use of this procedure for the direct skeletal attachment of prosthetic limbs in Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries with amputations.

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Clinical Affairs | Extremities Loss

Medical Device Cybersecurity for Providers

Fact Sheet
4/17/2017

A medical device is any product or equipment used to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent a disease or other health conditions. Some devices operate independently and are used at home or school. This fact sheet discusses cybersecurity of medical devices for providers.

Medical Device Cybersecurity for Patients

Fact Sheet
4/17/2017

A medical device is any product or equipment used to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent a disease or other health conditions. Some devices operate independently and are used at home or school. This fact sheet discusses cybersecurity of medical devices for patients.

Heat Illnesses by Location, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012-2016 Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
3/30/2017

This fact sheet provides details on heat illnesses by location during a five-year surveillance period from 2012 through 2016. 11,967 heat-related illnesses were diagnosed at more than 250 military installations and geographic locations worldwide. Three Army Installations accounted for close to one-third of all heat illnesses during the period.

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Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch | Medical Surveillance Monthly Report

Rhabdomyolysis by Location, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012-2016 Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
3/30/2017

This fact sheet provides details on Rhabdomyolysis by location for active component, U.S. Armed Forces during a five-year surveillance period from 2012 through 2016. The medical treatment facilities at nine installations diagnosed at least 50 cases each and, together approximately half (49.9%) of all diagnosed cases.

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Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch | Medical Surveillance Monthly Report
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