ABOUT MC4

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About MC4

"MC4's primary responsibility is to the warfighter and ensuring that each Soldier has a comprehensive, reliable electronic health record that follows him or her throughout their military career and into retirement. Equally important is our commitment to the MC4 customers, who deserve the best customer service MC4 can offer. MC4 has always been about quality and excellence in the personnel, products and services it provides, and we are recommitting ourselves to these high standards in the coming years."

Product Director, MC4 Product Management Office

 

 

Mission:

To Provide, Support and Enhance Army Readiness through Operational Health Information Technology for Deployed Service Members.

Vision:

Deploy the Army's most advanced Operational Health Information Technology capabilities anywhere in the world.

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Statute
MC4 provides the Army’s solution to presidential and congressional objectives, set forth by Title 10, which called for a medical tracking system for all deployed Service members.
In 1999, the MC4 PMO was chartered to address Theater Medical Information Program-Joint (TMIP-J), U.S. Army, Title 10 and emerging telemedicine requirements.
Software MC4 is a (semi-) ruggedized system-of-systems containing medical software packages fielded to operational medical forces worldwide. The MC4 program doesn't create the software. Instead, the MC4 system is comprised of joint software, commercial and government-off-the-shelf products, including Theater Medical Information Program-Joint (TMIP-J) applications provided by the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management System (PEO DHMS).
Training MC4 integrates, fields and provides technical support for a comprehensive medical information system. MC4 provides new equipment training while Unit Commanders are responsible for sustainment training. MC4 is looking at new ways to provide training that align with our charter and resources.

About MC4, the Program

MC4 is an Acquisition Program directly reporting to the Integrated Personnel and Pay System - Army (IPPS-A), Fort Belvoir, Virginia; the MC4 Product Management Office is headquartered at Fort Detrick, Maryland. MC4 provides the Army's solution to presidential and congressional objectives, set forth by Title 10, Section 1074f, which called for a medical tracking system for all deployed Service members. The MC4 program is run by a team of talented leaders and staff who are deeply devoted to their mission. By equipping deployed medical units with automated resources, the MC4 team helps to ensure that Service members have a secure, accessible, lifelong electronic health record (EHR), which results in better informed health care providers and easier access to VA medical benefits. MC4 is more than an electronic health record. The MC4 system is the Army's tactical medical information system including software from multiple sources, future systems and applications, total package fielding and technical support.

About MC4, the System

MC4 is a (semi-) ruggedized system-of-systems containing medical software packages fielded to operational medical forces worldwide. The system is comprised of joint software, commercial and government-off-the-shelf products including Theater Medical Information Program-Joint (TMIP-J) applications provided by the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management System (PEO DHMS). The TMIP-J applications include software for EHR documentation, a web-based application that serves as a deployed EHR repository and a web-based application for conducting battlefield surveillance. Although the MC4 program doesn't create the software, the MC4 program does provide the tools needed to digitally record and transfer critical medical data from the foxhole to medical treatment facilities around the world. With more than a decade of experience managing the Army's deployable medical recording system, MC4 remains the most widely-used, comprehensive information management medical system on the battlefield.

How Medical Forces Use the MC4 System

Deployable medical forces use the MC4 system to gain quick, accurate access to patient histories and forward casualty resuscitation information. The system also provides units with automated tools facilitating patient and item tracking, blood management, medical reporting and medical logistical support.

How MC4 Benefits Combatant Commanders

Combatant commanders use the MC4 system to access medical surveillance information, resulting in enhanced medical situational awareness.