When military patients live far from their health clinic or hospital, or they find traveling for in-person treatment difficult, obtaining quality care when and how they need it can be challenging. Military Health System (MHS) – Video Connect (MHS – VC) is a secure, live, web-based solution providing accessible care to active-duty service members, Veterans, and their family members. 

In 2021, the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health deployed MHS – VC to CONUS locations in just eight months, providing critical capability during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 2022, MHS – VC is deployed to all Military Treatment Facilities worldwide and has over 114,000 provisioned users. The MHS – VC telehealth system is helping achieve Defense Health Agency’s combat readiness mission, providing an efficient and effective solution for healthcare delivery whenever and wherever needed.

On today’s episode, we talk with Joshua Lordemann with Leidos about how MHS – VC is advancing efforts in telehealth.

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About Joshua Lordemann, Chief Engineer for Virtual Health on DHMSM, and Master Solution Architect, Leidos

Mr. Lordemann is the Chief Engineer for Virtual Health on DHMSM and a Leidos Master Solution Architect. He is passionate about building and leading teams for digital modernization activities to deliver advanced solutions, products, and services. His experience in DevSecOps, agile, cybersecurity, and ITIL provide focused leadership of teams delivering scalable and secure analytical solutions. He leads R&D, enterprise architecture, and strategic technical portfolio activities at Leidos and on contract for the Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, Veterans Affairs, Department of Justice, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Department of Energy, and other Federal organizations.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit http://www.Leidos.com.

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