Defense Health Agency News and Analysis
News and analysis covering breaking developments and technological modernization at the Defense Health Agency. As the organization providing medical care to the entirety of the U.S. Armed Forces, DHA has considerable interest in advancing its treatment methods and broader care system. Active duty soldiers often face uniquely dire and pressing conditions that require intensive treatment, and DHA continues to endeavor to apply new technology to diagnostics, surgery and patient recovery.
As public sector organizations modernize, leadership ensures sophisticated IT enterprises facilitate data sharing that advances their core missions.
The acquisition is one of the health IT sector’s largest buys.
The modernization and consolidation at Veterans Affairs and DOD appears to be aiding delivery of care, continuity of treatment and overall information security.
The need to provide remote care amidst COVID-19 has put new emphasis on the importance and uses of remote monitoring for patient care.
Health information consolidation is laying groundwork for public health advances
Government executives recognize that process reorganization is necessary for leveraging new technologies.
The Coast Guard deployed the new EHR system at four pilot sites in California this month.
The Joint Trauma System is scaling to build a COVID-19 registry.
Improving resiliency amid technological and situational challenges will ensure smooth adjustments for IT initiatives.
With a central data hub, the Military Health System can gain visibility and usability with health data.
The challenges of the pandemic have only reinforced the importance of using data insights to improve patient care.
The Army has adopted the technology, especially in mental health care, as DHA has advanced telemedical capabilities
The agency's tech efforts impact 9.5 million beneficiaries around the world.
The multi-cloud, DevOps-oriented approach is working to improve military health delivery during the pandemic.
Although the agency paused MHS Genesis deployment during the pandemic, leaders have continued progressing health record modernization alongside VA.
Mobile apps play an important role in telemedicine and mental health.
The Defense Health Agency and military officials are providing medical and technological personnel and resources across the country.
The officials report successful transition of MTFs to DHA and MHS GENESIS EHR deployments to House members.
Leaders from health agencies across government are progressing in applications for the technology.