Military Health System
29 Aug 2014
On May 28, 2014, the Secretary of Defense ordered a comprehensive review of the Military Health System (MHS). The review was directed to assess whether: 1) access to medical care in the MHS meets defined access standards; 2) the quality of health care in the MHS meets or exceeds defined benchmarks; and 3) the MHS has created a culture of safety with effective processes for ensuring safe and reliable care of beneficiaries. This is the first time the MHS has taken an enterprise view of such scope in these areas.