Combat & Casualty Care

Q4 2016

Military Magazines in the United States and Canada, Covering Combat and Casualty Care, first responders, rescue and medical products programs and news\Tactical Defense Media

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LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE better met by commercial applications. Second, from a life cycle cost and affordability vantage point, the DoD could take advantage of investments in technology and clinical practices made in recent years as well as increased data sharing with civilian partners. Staying current with technology advancements without being the only investment stream will enable the DoD to benefit from some of the best products in health IT without carrying the financial burden alone. To engage with industry, DoD held a number of industry day gatherings to meet with healthcare providers and organizations in the private sector, and engage with stakeholders within the MHS community to identify requirements and standard workflows. Information gleaned from these meetings and stakeholder engagements led us to develop a robust list of requirements. In the end, the DoD recognized that business processes and workflows within the MHS were similar to the processes used by the commercial sector. In July 2015, the DoD awarded a $4.3 billion contract to the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health (LPDH) to deliver a modern, interoperable EHR. The LPDH team consists of four core partners, Leidos Inc., as the prime developer, and three primary partners in Cerner Corporation, Accenture, and Henry Schein Inc. MHS GENESIS provides a state of the market COTS solution consisting of Cerner Millennium, an industry-leading EHR, and Henry Schein's Dentrix, a best of breed dental module. As an integrated system, MHS GENESIS will facilitate the safe transition of care across the spectrum of military operations to include garrison, operational, & en route care. From point of injury to the military treatment facilities, the patients' single health record will be available to providers. Deployment Strategy We are employing industry best practices as we deploy and optimize the delivery of MHS GENESIS. MHS GENESIS will deploy via a "wave" model. Initial fielding sites in the Pacific Northwest are the first wave of MTFs to receive MHS GENESIS beginning February 2017. This will provide an opportunity to perform operational testing activities to ensure MHS GENESIS meets all requirements and to capture lessons learned to subsequent wave deployments. Currently, there are a variety of ongoing deployment activities. PEO DHMS effectively manages engineering, testing, logistics, business operations, change management, and communications to Ms. Cummings briefs Military Service Organization & Veteran Service Organization representatives at the Defense Health Agency Headquarters. (DHMS) Get Troop ack in the Field in 3 Minutes! Carton = 15 doses. NSN #6505-01-611-2071 Great for Hospital and Battalion Aid Station Settings. Call 800-401-4002 or visit www.zanfel.com. Zanfel is a product of Zanfel Laboratories, Inc. ©2016 All rights reserved. U.S. Patent No. 6,423,746, No. 7,008,963. Additional patents pending. Zanfel and the Zanfel logo are copyrighted and trademarks of Zanfel Laboratories, Inc., Clive, Iowa. Zanfel ¨ – a safer, faster and more effective option than steroids or antihistamines for relieving poison ivy, oak or sumac. Packet = Single dose. Great for IFAK kitting. NEW ITEM! Zanfel gets at the cause of the problem by removing the poison ivy, oak or sumac toxin (urushiol) from the skin ANY TIME after outbreak of the rash while relieving the itching within 30 seconds. Zanfel is also effective for Mosquito and Chigger ites, Sand Flea and Sand Fly ites and Other Insec ites and Stings. enefits and Savings to the Medical Command and the Warfighter. • The use of Zanfel allows the poison iv y, oak or sumac affected warfighter to return to duty within a matter of minutes, (versus a week or more), in an itch-free and healing state. • Significant and immediate cost savings to the unit and medical command. www.tacticaldefensemedia.com Winter 2016/2017 | Combat & Casualty Care | 5

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