Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application

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Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application

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AHLTA

The electronic health record used by the U.S. Department of Defense.
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The patient is treated, and the information is documented in AHLTA, CHCS, and Essentris.
Recommendation: To help guide and ensure the successful completion of the AHLTA stabilization effort, the Secretary of Defense, through the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, should direct the Military Health System's (MHS) Chief Information Officer (CIO) to develop and maintain a comprehensive project plan that includes key elements, such as the project's scope, cost, schedule, and risks and update the plan to provide key information for stakeholders on the project's plans and status; further, to help ensure that the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Way Ahead does not have shortfalls similar to those experienced with AHLTA, this management practice should be implemented as part of the planning for this important initiative.
Casscells and his staff had been spearheading an effort to make AHLTA more userfriendly.
AHLTA is the largest, most significant electronic health record system of its kind with the potential to serve more than 9 million service members, retirees and their families worldwide.
Although the AHLTA record for each individual who undergoes a CA contains the information regarding the visit and the disposition, DOEHRS serves as a searchable system to retrieve CWA process information on all participants who have entered the process, regardless of the disposition, including demographic information, medical record screening results, the SI outcome, and the CA outcome.
Project includes ALMS Customer Service Center Functional support and courseware testing, and MEDCOM AHLTA Provider Satisfaction (MAPS) training for Army AMEDD both CONUS and OCONUS.
The VA and DoD have several disparate healthcare information systems including VistA, CHCS and AHLTA, as well as two hundred local data centers.
He previously served as Deputy Director for Information Assurance for the Military Health Service, where he was responsible for security for the DoD's AHLTA EHR.
Patient encounter data for physicals and sick call visits were culled from a variety of sources, including a password-protected ERMC TH cart reservation calendar for which all TH Encounters in ERMC are documented, and daily printed AHLTA clinic lists from the COREFAC dispensary.
In October, 2009 IDGA convened its first Electronic Health Records, and looked at broad issues ranging from the current status of VA/DoD interoperability, open source systems, AHLTA and the NHIN, to the future of a VLER.
HEALTHeFORCES was the EHR for the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command from 1999 until 2004, when it was replaced by AHLTA as the DoD Enterprise System.
Also, health records available in AHLTA only included those who received treatment within the military's behavioral healthcare system after returning home; others may have used civilian resources and were unavailable for review.