Defense Health Agency Connected Health

A United States Airman uses the T2 Mood Tracker app on her mobile device. Photo by DHACH PAO.

The mission of DHA Connected Health is simple: Improve health by connecting beneficiaries directly with their care. We do this by leveraging the power of digital communication to maximize utilization of available health resources, improve engagement between providers and beneficiaries, and enhance beneficiary self-management.

DHA Connected Health is a Department of Defense(DoD) organization, a branch of the Defense Health Agency.

Our vision is leveraging technology to optimize health care across the DoD.

Spotlight on Connected Health

New DOD mobile app helps defuse nightmares for better sleep

Being ambushed in a firefight but can't escape to safety. Being chased and can't find safe shelter. Flying through the air after an explosion flips your vehicle. From reliving our worst experiences to playing on our deepest fears, nightmares can not only interrupt our rest, they can make us afraid to even go to sleep.

Military Kids Connect Website Wins Three More Awards

The Military Kids Connect (MKC) website won a 2015 Communicator Award from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) for an episode of its video tour series of U.S. military bases.

Study Reports Suicide Not Associated with Deployment among U.S. Military Personnel

A research study by T2 examining the relationship of combat deployments on suicide was published today in JAMA Psychiatry, a publication of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Mobile apps help vets cope with stress, mental health issues

Mobile apps are opening up new ways for physicians to deliver health care services, including mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder.

The National Center for Telehealth and Technology is at the forefront of efforts to develop innovative technology to help military service members, veterans and their families cope with psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues. The center, known as T2, also delivers tested solutions — many of them mobile apps — to help improve the lives of patients wherever they are located.