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Military Health System

Date of Publication

10/9/2004

Definition

A world-class health system that supports the military mission by fostering, protecting, sustaining and restoring health.  It also provides the direction, resources, healthcare providers, and other means necessary for promoting the health of the beneficiary population.  These include developing and promoting health awareness issues to educate customers, discovering and resolving environmentally based health threats, providing health services, including preventive care and problem intervention, and improving the means and methods for maintaining the health of the beneficiary population, by constantly evaluating the performance of the healthcare services system.

Source of Definition

DoD Directive 6200.04: Force Health Protection

Related Glossary Terms

Military Health System | Military Health System | Military Health System | Military Health System | Military Health System | Military Health System | Military Health System [DoDI 6000.08] | Military Health System [DoDI 6025.13] | Military Health System [DoDM 6025.13]

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