Elaine Sanchez explores the new MHS GENESIS Patient Portal at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 6, 2021. The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic health record system – known as MHS GENESIS – in January 2022 (Photo by Lori Newman, U.S. Army).

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Navy Lieutenant Daniel Murrish, a Sailor serving aboard Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, donates blood during a blood drive hosted by the Armed Services Blood Program (Photo by Thomas Cieslak)

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Jan. 12, 2022

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Army Maj. Cynthia Anderson, chief nursing information officer for General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, oversees the in-processing of trainees into MHS GENESIS, April 24, 2021 (Chad Ashe, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital).

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Dec. 28, 2021

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Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency (left), and Air Force Maj. Gen Shanna Woyak, Small Market and Stand Alone Military Treatment Facility Organization director (right), unfurl the organization flags during the SSO establishment ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Kelly Field, Texas, Dec. 14 (Photo by Brian Boisvert).

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Dec. 20, 2021

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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.

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Dec. 09, 2021

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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.

Jan. 12, 2022

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.

Dec. 2, 2021

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.

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