DOD NOTICE AND CONSENT BANNER
You are accessing a U.S. Government (USG) information system (IS) that is provided for USG-authorized use only.
By using this Information System, you consent to the following conditions:
- The USG routinely monitors communications occurring on this IS, and any device attached to this IS, for purposes including, but not limited to, penetration testing, COMSEC monitoring, network defense, quality control, and employee misconduct, law enforcement, and counterintelligence investigations.
- At any time, the USG may inspect and/or seize data stored on this IS and any device attached to this IS.
- Communications occurring on or data stored on this IS, or any device attached to this IS, are not private. They are subject to routine monitoring and search.
- Any communications occurring on or data stored on this IS, or any device attached to this IS, may be disclosed or used for any USG-authorized purpose.
- Security protections may be utilized on this IS to protect certain interests that are important to the USG. For example, passwords, access cards, encryption or biometric access controls provide security for the benefit of the USG. These protections are not provided for your benefit or privacy and may be modified or eliminated at the USG's discretion.
AGREE
The Defense Health Agency Pharmacoeconomic Branch
   



What's New

NEW! ePrescribing (eRx) Training

PowerPoint icon Setting up a CHCS Virtual Pharmacy
(to receive electronic prescriptions)
Upcoming P&T Meetings

The Federal court has placed a permanent injunction on the decision for the SMBG test strips. This class will be re-solicited at the Nov P&T Committee meeting.

DHA Pharmacy Webcast/DCO

** Current Webcast **
PowerPoint icon DHA Webcast September, 2014



The POD Vision

The Department of Defense (DoD) Pharmacy Operations Division (POD) is a customer oriented Center of Excellence implementing recognized state of the art pharmacoeconomic analysis for the purpose of improving readiness by increasing value, quality, and access to medical care and pharmacotherapy within the available resources of the Military Health System (MHS).

The POD Mission

To improve the clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes of drug therapy in support of the readiness and managed healthcare missions of the MHS.

POD Activities

Pharmacoeconomic Analysis - The POD monitors drug usage and cost trends and performs pharmacoeconomic analyses to support DoD formulary management, national pharmaceutical contracts, and clinical practice guidelines.

DoD Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Committee Support - The POD provides extensive administrative and technical support for the DoD P&T Committee, which manages the DoD Basic Core Formulary (BCF) and the Mail Order Pharmacy Formulary.

The Pharmacy Analytics Support Section (PASS) - The Pharmacy Analytics Support Section supports users of the Pharmacy Data Transaction Service, a centralized prescription data repository that provides a single, comprehensive patient drug profile for DoD beneficiaries across the Military Health System.

Information Systems - The POD helps in the development and management of information systems that support the provision of drug therapy and evaluation of the pharmacy benefit.

Pharmaceutical Contracts - The POD works with the Defense Logistics Agency & the VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Health Group and National Acquisition Center to establish national pharmaceutical contracts.

Clinical Practice Guidelines - The POD works with the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline Workgroup to formulate the drug therapy components of clinical practice guidelines and associated metrics.

POD Webmaster
Last updated 11/7/14

Back To Top
WARNING: Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer
Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. A Division of the Pharmaceutical Operations Directorate.