DEERS. Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.
Automated system of verification of a person's eligibility to
receive Uniformed Service benefits and privileges.
Defense Health Council (DHC). Made up of using Military
Department Surgeons General or their designated representatives
to determine the validity and support of new medical technology,
i.e., Hyperbaric Medicine, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),
Positron Emission Technology (PET), Lithotripsy, etc. and which
facility will receive the new technology.
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The agency of the DoD which,
under its director, is responsible for the wholesale management,
procurement, and distribution of items of supply common to the
Defense Medical Facilities Office (DMFO). The Office of Primary
Responsibility (OPR) for all DoD MILCON funded facilities.
Organizationally the DMFO is a part of the Facilities Life Cycle
Management under the Chief Financial Officer, Tricare Management
Demand (or Unit) Delivery System. The methodology established
for the movement of smaller supplies and, as applicable,
messages, lab specimens, records, etc., that are not available
from the user stocking/supply inventory or that has been depleted
from same or occurs on a basis that is not routine or
Dental Clinic. A healthcare treatment facility appropriately
staffed and equipped to provide outpatient dental care that may
include a wide range of specialized and consultative support.
Post graduate education in the arts and sciences of dentistry may
be conducted in this facility based upon the requirements of each
drying applications during dental procedures and as a power or
drive source for lifts, locks and pneumatic dental instruments
and equipment. Not used for breathing or respiratory support of
any kind. (See Section 8).
Dental High Vacuum for oral evacuation (DHV). Dry vacuum system
used to support patient care in dental treatment rooms and oral
surgeries. (See Section 8).
Dental Low Vacuum for oral evacuation (DLV). Low vacuum, high
volume, wet pipe system to provided scavenging, collection, and
disposal of liquids, solids and aerosols from dental procedures.
(See Section 8).
Departmental Gross Area. The functional space within a
department plus intra-departmental circulation. Does not include