Tag Archives: Military Health System

MHS’ Contribution as a Global Force for Good

Good morning MHS Team, Last month, the five of us embarked on a visit with medical units and combat leaders in Afghanistan. In the austere environment of this country, the Military Health System is an actor in two major missions – our combat medicine mission and the sustainment of host-nation health capacity in the era following our drawdown this summer. …

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A Message from MHS Leadership: Patient Centered Medical Home

From Military Health System Leadership After more than a decade of war and in a period of national evolution in concepts of health care, the Military Health System (MHS) must reengineer processes by which we bring health to the 9.6 million beneficiaries we serve.  We have embarked on a shared strategy to prepare the MHS to successfully meet the future …

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A Message From MHS Leadership

We are 100 days into a multi-year period of significant change in how we manage and lead the Military Health System. We want to acknowledge the important changes that have already occurred, outline the major activities in the coming year that will demand our continued attention and discipline, and remind everyone of the vital responsibilities we have to those we …

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Standardization Across the Military Health System

Military Health System Team, The need for standardization across the Military Health System is vital to our strength and efficiency as we meet our mission and move forward to provide world-class health care to our Service members and beneficiaries. After more than a decade of war, we have seen that health care across the MHS has become increasingly joint in …

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Lt. Cmdr. Mercado Recognized for Achievements in Military Medicine

By Lt. Cmdr. Michael Mercado, MC, USN U.S. Naval Hospital Guam; interview by Joshua Wick, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Editor’s note: Several Navy Medicine personnel, medical treatment facilities (MTFs), units and programs were recognized this year by the Military Health System (MHS) awards program in February. The MHS awards aims to showcase the medical programs and service …

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