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The DHA Charter (DODD 5136.13) delegates the Director, DHA, authority to establish and maintain, for functions assigned, a publication system for regulations, instructions, and reference documents.  

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In the DHA Publications Library, you'll find the following types of documents:

  • DHA-Procedural Instructions (DHA-PI): Implements policy, assigns responsibilities within a functional area that standardizes processes to be used throughout the DOD in the administration of all authorized DOD medical and dental programs. Provides overarching procedures to execute policy within the DOD. Issues program direction for the execution of policy within the DOD.
  • DHA-Procedures Manuals (DHA-PM): DHA-PMs implement policy within a functional area that standardizes processes to be used throughout activities of the DOD in the administration of all authorized DOD medical and dental programs by providing detailed procedures on managing or operating functional areas and providing administrative information. 
  • DHA-Technical Manuals (DHA-TM): DHA-TMs provide procedures for operation, maintenance, and training requirements to deploy a process or system.
  • DHA-Interim Procedures Memorandums (DHA-IPM): Issued only for time-sensitive actions and only when time constraints prevent publishing a new DHA-AI, DHA-PI, DHA-TM, or DHA-PM.  Effective for no more than 12 months from the date signed.
  • DHA-Administrative Instructions (DHA-AI): Implements policies and procedures governing DHA Headquarters and DHA Components (activities under the authority, direction, and control of DHA).
  • DHA-Multi-Service Regulations (DHA-MSR): A regulation containing principles, terms, tactics, techniques, and procedures used by the forces of one or two Services to perform a common military function.  It is approved by two or more Services and is promulgated as a Service regulation/ publication.  It may include differing perspectives on operational employment and is authoritative to the same extent as other Service publications but requires judgement in application. 

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Mission Fit App

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

Mission Fit is an Air Force exercise app that provides a 12-week program of exercise routines, along with library of 90+ exercises with detailed instructions including video, images and textual description. The app guides users through workout routines by navigating workout weeks, days and exercise routine instructions.

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Health.mil Website Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

The Health.mil website is the organizational web presence for the Military Health System MHS) and the Defense Health Agency (DHA). In addition to providing a vehicle for official MHS and DHA news and information, Health.mil provides the central content management system (CMS) for MHS and DHA business and internal web sites.

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Knowledge Exchange CloudPad

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) Knowledge Exchange CloudPad, formally known as the Air Force Medical Services Knowledge Exchange (AFMS Kx), is a joint services collaboration site.

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TeamSTEPPS App

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based framework utilized to optimize team performance across the health care delivery system. It is designed for leaders, providers and staff, both clinical and non-clinical.

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LaunchPad

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

LaunchPad 2.0 is the official information and message center for the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Director and Deputy Directors. The site is a dynamic and multi-functional CAC-enabled tool for managing information and for sharing ideas and content across the DHA enterprise.

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Breathe2Relax App

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

Initially designed for the military community but beneficial for use by anyone, the relaxation app trains you on the “belly breathing” technique that has proven benefits for your overall mental health. Use the app’s breathing exercises to learn and practice the breathing technique on your own or as part of a stress management program supervised by your health care provider.

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Dream EZ App

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

Dream EZ uses principles from Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) for nightmare reduction to help users control their nightmares by making them diminish in intensity and frequency. These techniques help users get a better night’s sleep.

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U.S. Navy Medicine MTF App

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

The U.S. Navy Medicine MTF app is a reliable, up-to-date guide for medical care. Whether looking for the closest hospital or clinic when you are traveling or changing duty station, the Navy Medicine app offers users a variety of features to help enhance their visit. Users can search facilities, see detailed information for each hospital or clinic, access contact information for frequently called numbers, tap phone numbers to call them, or tap addresses to get directions.

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BioZen App

Fact Sheet
1/19/2022

BioZen is a mobile app that can be paired with external sensors to provides users with live data covering a range of biophysiological signals, including electroencephalogram (EEG), electromyography (EMG), galvanic skin response (GSR), electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), respiratory rate and temperature.

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TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration Program

Report
1/18/2022

S. 2943 SASC Report for FY 2017 114-255, Pg. 205

JMOC Advanced Prerequisites FY22

Fact Sheet
1/14/2022

Contains a list of Prerequisites that must be met prior to attending the JMOC Advanced Course.

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BAP Agenda for January 26 2022

Meeting Reference
1/14/2022

Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel Meeting Agenda for January 26, 2022

Seasonal Influenza Summary: January 14, 2022

Report
1/14/2022

Laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, dispensed antiviral prescription counts, and inpatient counts among all beneficiaries were low during the second week of the 2021-2022 influenza season.

Paper Record Tracking (PRT)

Fact Sheet
1/13/2022

SDD Paper Record Tracking Fact Sheet

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STR Processing Operations Reporting Tracking Solution (SPORTS)

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1/13/2022

SDD SPORTS Fact Sheet

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