MHS 2020 Project, January 1996
ARMY MEDICAL DEPT CENTER AND SCHOOL FORT SAM HOUSTON TX
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MHS 2020 is a part of the Military Health System MHS strategic planning process. MHS 2020 engages national and international health care experts to envision the practice and delivery of health care in the year 2020. The health futures groups mission is to synthesize future health care directions and to seamlessly integrate military health functions ranging from individual fitness to warzone operations. The MHS 2020 vision is 1 The MHS is a model for future health care delivery systems, preferred by patients, providers, and line commanders. We serve our country and the world by sustaining a warrior capacity that keeps others from engaging in war. 2 We are an integrated health care system functioning as a unified command with a seamless delivery of health care to the entire military family. We demonstrate prevention as the most cost-effective strategy for readiness and knowledge as the most powerful form of prevention. 3 We are builders of nations and healthy communities. We respect and protect the environment as an essential component of health. We employ the strengths of our technology to design disease and illness out of our society. We express the depth of our compassion to make people whole. We are essential partners and a major force in the creation of health and global peace.
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- Medicine and Medical Research