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Defense Medical Surveillance System

Date of Publication

2/8/2012

Definition

An executive information system whose database contains up-to-date and historical data on diseases and medical events (e.g., hospitalizations, ambulatory visits, reportable diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus tests, acute respiratory diseases, and health risk appraisals) and longitudinal data on personnel and deployments.

Source of Definition

Comprehensive Health Surveillance

Related Glossary Terms

Defense Medical Surveillance System

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