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Prime Contractor to U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Leidos Selects 3M’s Health Information Systems

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

Reportedly, 3M Health Information Systems, a division of 3M Health Care, part of 3M Company (MMM) has been chosen by Leidos, prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to work on the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) for its components of the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System platform.

3M’s 360 Encompass System platform is the industry-leading suite of software applications for medical records coding and documentation will be responsible to promote improved revenue cycle operations across DoD Military Health System worldwide and help achieve accurate patient data to support high-quality, systematic care for the nation’s 9.6 million active and retired service members along with their family members.

“In the current health crisis, patient care is even more complex, with accurate coded data essential to measuring performance, influencing patient outcomes and managing resources. For more than 15 years, 3M has partnered with the DoD to provide software products that support healthcare delivery to military personnel and their families. We are committed to helping the DoD meet today’s challenges with the most advanced technology for accurate coding of clinical information.” stated Garri Garrison, division vice president and general manager of 3M Health Information Systems.

The deal will include the implementation of 3M 360 Encompass components at an initial operating capability site in the Military Health System. 3M will support Department of Defense interoperability work in a joint effort with the Department of Veterans Affairs to bring patient records on one system, offering caregivers access and share information for better patient treatment and continued care. 

3M Health Information Systems is a division of 3M Health Care, part of 3M Company.

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(Read Original Story: U.S. Department of Defense to Implement 3M Computer-Assisted Coding Technology Worldwide in Business Wire)


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