Jan. 12, 2022
New Electronic Health Records Rollout Will Hit Major Milestone in 2022
A major milestone for the Defense Health Agency in 2021 was to advance the successful rollout of MHS GENESIS, the new electronic health record system deploying to military medical treatment facilities around the world.
Blood Needed: Armed Services Blood Program Urges Donors to Step Up
The Armed Services Blood Program says donations are down and is encouraging volunteers to step up and donate blood to replenish the supply.
Jan. 5, 2022
Ask the Doc: What is the Patient Portal and What Does it Mean to Me?
Dear Doc: I have a few friends in the military medical community and I keep hearing them talking about this "MHS GENESIS Patient Portal" thing and how much easier it's going to make their job.
Dec. 28, 2021
Dietary Supplements: Educate Yourself First Before Trying Them
Many military service members love dietary supplements.
Dec. 23, 2021
Don’t Underestimate Mother Nature: Winter Safety Tips for Cold Weather
Never forget the power of nature and its effects, especially if exploring outdoors during the coldest months of the year.
Dec. 20, 2021
New Small Market and Stand Alone MTF Organization Marks Big Milestone
The Defense Health Agency officially established the Small Market and Stand Alone Military Treatment Facility Organization, or SSO, during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Kelly Field, Texas on Dec. 14.
Dec. 9, 2021
Patients can take Steps now to Prepare for MHS GENESIS ‘Go Live’
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2021) – The San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and the outlying clinics, will transition to MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22, 2022.
Dec. 2, 2021
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: How to Keep Babies Safe While Sleeping
More than 1,000 young babies die in their sleep every year in America due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS.
It’s a terrifying thought for parents – the unexplained death of a seemingly healthy child less than a year old.
Puget Sound Market Stands Up with Integration in Mind
MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, M.D., director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and the new Puget Sound Market director, Col. Jonathan C. Taylor, M.D., hosted a ceremony at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., ushering in the new Puget Sound Market within the nationwide Military Health System (MHS).
Nov. 24, 2021
How Health Care for New Mothers is Improving Across the MHS
For years the Military Health System has provided new mothers with high-quality care that consistently tops the civilian health care sector.