Military Health System

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 file photo, Medical staff move a COVID-19 patient who died to a loading dock to hand off to a funeral home van, at the Willis-Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, La. Louisiana hospitals already packed with patients from the latest coronavirus surge are now bracing for a powerful Category 4 hurricane, which is expected to crash ashore Sunday, Aug. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

A tale of two agencies trying to implement a new electronic health record

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department is delaying the launch of its EHR in certain areas, while the Defense Department’s is moving…

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DHA’s updated plan to resize Military Health System is similar to pre-pandemic strategy

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DoD’s drug supply chain is shaky, DoD IG report adds to growing evidence of that

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

DoD entering a ‘paradigm shift’ in how it addresses, tracks brain injuries

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In this Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, photo is a Samsung Galaxy S10+ smartphone during a product preview in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Military has new way to keep in touch with service members during stressful times

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DoD taking renewed interest in blockchain amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Military services call for halt in transition of hospitals to DHA

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Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman displays his insignia during a presentation of the United States Space Force flag in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Space acquisition proposals held up amid DoD-OMB negotiations

Lawmakers probably won’t have time to slip ideas to better space procurement in this year’s defense policy bill.

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Coronavirus is shaping military medicine for the future

For the military, the pandemic is starting to echo lessons of war and shape the defense medical system in new ways, just as conflicts did in the past.

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DoD pressing ahead with plans to close, realign medical facilities despite GAO warnings

The Pentagon expects to move ahead with its plan to downsize or close dozens of medical facilities by the end of 2020.

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