• MHS GENESIS ‘Super Users’ Fuel MTF Transformations

    The rollout of MHS GENESIS, the Military Health System's new electronic health records system, is bringing fundamental changes to military treatment facilities around the world. Among those tech experts helping to bring about the change, at both small clinics and major hospitals, the changeover is

  • 673d Medical Group rolls out new records system

    After delays caused by COVID-19, the Department of Defense has rolled out the Military Health System Genesis, or MHS Genesis - a new military health-records program which streamlines both military and the Department of Veterans Affairs records.

  • MHS GENESIS helps DGMC deliver life-saving blood

    A typical blood transfusion can be completed in one to four hours, but the first 15 minutes are crucial. In that first quarter-hour, vital signs and blood documentation are recorded and any risks in the transfusion spotted. A medical center relying on a manual documentation system can experience

  • MHS GENESIS enabler to more effective military health system

    The Military Health System continues to implement a new, modern electronic health record - named MHS GENESIS - to harness advanced technology and transform how military health care is delivered to more than 9.5 million beneficiaries.The system’s functional champion, Air Force Maj. Gen. Lee Payne,

  • MHS GENESIS goes live at next wave of military treatment facilities

    The Military Health System’s new electronic health care record, MHS GENESIS, went live at four new sites on September 7. David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base; Naval Health Clinic Lemoore at Naval Air Station Lemoore; U.S. Army Health Clinic Presidio of Monterey, all in

  • Medical devices, MHS GENESIS: DHITS session focuses on ties that bind

    The opportunities and challenges of integrating medical devices with MHS GENESIS was the focus of a breakout session Wednesday, July 31, at the 2019 Defense Health Information Technology Symposium, or DHITS. The theme of this year's event, sponsored by the Defense Health Agency, is "One Team, One

  • JBER discusses new electronic health record

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Lee E. Payne, the Defense Health Agency Assistant Director for Combat Support, and Military Health System Electronic Health Record Functional Champion, visited Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 9, 2019.

  • MHS GENESIS a force multiplier, one read at a time

    Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) and the Air Force 92nd Medical Group are geographically distinct and culturally different, except when using MHS GENESIS to support mission readiness.As well as share – and deliver – timely patient-centered care.NHB was the first site with the Department of Defense new

  • ‘Good things are happening’ as DoD continues to roll out MHS GENESIS

    Adopting a new electronic health record, also known as an EHR, across a large, geographically diverse enterprise is no easy task. To meet the change management needs for this critical effort, the Defense Health Agency has established the Office of the Chief Health Informatics Officer.

  • MHS GENESIS: Continuing to make progress

    Senior Military Health System leaders met at the Defense Health Information Technology Symposium in Orlando, Florida, to discuss progress with MHS GENESIS.

  • Military health: All for one, one for all

    The whole of the Military Health System is greater than the sum of the individual services’ parts. That was the key theme of the Defense Health Agency/Department of Defense Plenary Session on Thursday morning at the 126th annual meeting of AMSUS, the Society of Federal Health Professionals. The

  • Leaders to discuss Defense Health Agency in AMSUS panel session this week

    Federal and military health care professionals are gathering this week for AMSUS’s 126th Annual Continuing Education Meeting. The conference runs Monday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Dec. 1 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Leaders from the Defense Health Agency

  • Team Fairchild pilots $4.3 billion DOD electronic health record upgrade

    The 92nd Medical Group hosted a “go-live” recognition ceremony Feb. 15, to celebrate the launch of the Defense Department’s new integrated electronic health record system, Medical Health System GENESIS. The 92nd Medical Group was selected as the first DOD medical clinic to launch this $4.3 billion