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YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE US AFRICA COMMAND (USAFRICOM) THEATER (MODIFICATION 2 - EXCEPTION FOR ASCENSION ISLAND)

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 7/1/2018
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: Yellow Fever

DoDI 6000.11: PATIENT MOVEMENT

Policy

Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and defines roles for implementation of the DoD PM mission.

  • Identification #: DoDI 6000.11: PATIENT MOVEMENT
  • Date: 6/22/2018
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.07: Naloxone in the MTFs

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (h), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for prescribing and dispensing naloxone by pharmacists in MTFs to eligible beneficiaries, upon beneficiary request, or when the pharmacist determines the beneficiary meets the established criteria for being at risk for a life-threatening opiate overdose.

DHA PI 6025.04: Pain Management and Opioid Safety in the MHS

Policy

The purpose of our MHS Pain Management Campaign is to enable Clinical Communities to provide evidence-based pain management guided by clinical practice guidelines (CPGs): effectively treat acute and chronic pain; promote non-pharmacologic treatment; prevent acute pain from becoming chronic; and minimize use of opioids with appropriate prescribing only when indicated. The Pain Management Clinical Support Service achieves these ends through clinical improvements in pain care, clinician and patient education, and research. This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI) is a dual effort between the Pain Management Clinical Support Service and the Clinical Communities to achieve our stated purpose through implementation of the MHS Stepped Care Model.

Cessation of Mandatory Anthrax and Smallpox Vaccinations for Routine Adult Immunization Medical Readiness

Policy

Mandatory administration of anthrax and smallpox vaccines for requirements not listed in existing guidance must be authorized by an approved Exception to Policy (ETP).

DHA PI 6025.06: Standardized Templates for Primary Care Clinical Encounter Documentation

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (d), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for all DoD Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) providing healthcare services in the direct care system. In support of direct care system MTFs delivering a standard scope of primary care to all beneficiaries, clinicians will use standardized electronic entry forms for electronic health record systems. This is in compliance with Reference (d). Standardized templates supporting clinical practice guidelines, care pathways, and standardized workflow will be used for documenting all outpatient face-to-face encounters in primary care. Tri-Service Workflow (TSWF) adult and pediatric CORE forms will be used in Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), and the equivalent forms within Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.06
  • Date: 5/16/2018
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DODI 6130.03 Medical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction in the Military Services

Policy

This issuance, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for physical and medical standards for appointment, enlistment, or induction into the Military Services. It was approved by Mr. Wilkie on March 30, 2018, and will take effect 30 days after publication on the Directives Division Website.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 5/6/2018
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6200.05: Force Health Protection Quality Assurance (FHPQA) Program

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (ab), establishes the procedures for the FHPQA Program as defined in Reference (z). This DHA-PI applies to: a. OSD, the Military Departments (including the United States Coast Guard (USCG) at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the DoD, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this DHA-PI as the “DoD Components”). b. Civilian personnel, as defined in Reference (e), and DoD contractor personnel authorized to accompany the force (CAAF), in accordance with References (j), (m), and (n), respectively.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6200.05
  • Date: 5/2/2018
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: Health Readiness

DODI 1300.24 Medical Readiness Training

Policy

This issuance: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for governing MRT for Service members and the DoD expeditionary civilians (DoD-EC). In accordance with Section 708 of Public Law 114-328, develops a standardized combat casualty care instruction for all Service members, including the use of standardized trauma training platforms. Establishes a requirement to record tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) certification in Service designated training tracking systems.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 3/16/2018
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.25: Military Health System (MHS) Drug Take Back (DTB) Program

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (g): - Describes procedures for MHS organizations to offer beneficiaries the option of returning their controlled and non-controlled prescriptions and over-the-counter medications for disposal through a DTB program. The DTB program will provide an environmentally safe method for beneficiaries to properly and safely remove unused and expired medications from circulation, including medications that can be used for suicide or suicide attempts and have the potential for misuse, diversion, or accidental poisoning. - Details the tasks and procedures necessary to ensure successful implementation of the MHS DTB program within military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs).

DHA TM 4165.01, Volume 2: Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support – Facilities Management (DMLSS-FM): Requirements Module

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Technical Manual (DHA-TM), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (h), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for managing data in the Military Health System’s (MHS) Computer Aided Facility Management/Computerized Maintenance Management System (CAFM/CMMS) of record, DMLSS-FM.

  • Identification #: 4165.01, Volume 2
  • Date: 2/20/2018
  • Type: DHA Technical Manual
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 6025.03: Standard Processes and Criteria for Establishing Urgent Care (UC) Services and Expanded Hours and Appointment Availability in Primary Care in Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) to Support an Integrated Health Care System (IHCS)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (l), describes standard processes and criteria for the establishment of UC services and expanded hours and appointment availability in primary care in MTFs.

Joint Publication 4-02: Joint Health Services

Policy

This publication provides doctrine to plan, prepare, and execute joint and combined health services across the range of military operations.

  • Identification #: Joint Publication 4-02
  • Date: 12/11/2017
  • Type: Joint Publication
  • Topics: N/A

Interim Defense Health Agency Procedures for Reviewing Requests for Waivers to Allow Supplemental Health Care Program Coverage of Sex Reassignment Surgical Procedures

Policy

The purpose of this memorandum is to share with you the procedures the Defense Health Agency (DHA) will follow to consider requests for a Supplemental Health Care Program (SHCP) waiver to allow coverage of sex reassignment surgical procedures.

DODI 602527 Medical Ethics in the Military Health System

Policy

In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, this issuance • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes minimum requirements for the DoD Medical Ethics Program (DoDMEP). • Establishes the Military Health System (MHS) Principles of Medical Ethics, the DoDMEP, and the requirements to support the program. • Provides guidance for military health care personnel in all locations and addresses unique challenges associated with the role of military health care professionals. • Explains the role of the Medical Ethics Integrated Product Team (MEIPT).

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 11/8/2017
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A
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