Medpros Army Portal AKO

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Do you want to access your medpros? If so, you need to log in and you need to know the portal. Here, you will get the information about it.

Medpros Army Portal

In the Medpros Army Portal, you have to login first so that you are able to check your medpros. Here are the steps to login to the portal to access your medpros according to Find My Answer.

  • The first thing that you need to do is to log in to AKO by using your CAC card or using your login ID and password.
  • When you are on the homepage of AKO, then you must go to My Medical Readiness Status.
  • After that, you must click on the More option and then choose Periodic Health Assessment.

If you access armyknowledgeoffline.com, there is a My Medpros Medical Readiness Portal menu. However, when I clicked on it, it did not respond and there is a note that it only works on DOD networks.

My Medpros Medical Readiness Portal menu

Knowing About Medpros

What is the definition of medpros? As explained on Health.mil, the definition of medpros is that it gives the data entry and reporting/ tracking of medical and dental readiness information for Units, Soldiers and Task Forces. You may wonder about the main users of the Medpros online applications.  Those include the Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) locations, National Guard State and Army Reserve RRC Surgeon’s Offices, Medical Treatment Facilities and unit Commanders at all levels who must observe the status of Medical Readiness of their subordinate units and Soldiers. Besides, every soldier is also given alerts by medpros as to their Individual Medical Readiness status.

In the Medical Operational Data System (MODS), MEDPROS is a significant part. So, there are four key modules in MEDPROS and you are able to see them below.

  • Individual Medical Readiness (IMR)
  • Immunization Tracking System (ITS)
  • Deployment Health Assessments
    • Pre- (DD2795)
    • Post- (DD2796)
    • Post-Deployment Health Re-assessments (DD2900)
  • Periodic Health Assessments

According to army.mill, Medpros is the database which is automated of the Army and it is created to meet Department of Defense requirements in maintaining unit and individual medical readiness. It is created to give commanders an operational system in real time and worldwide to manage the medical readiness and deployability of their unit. Commanders at all levels have the capability to be able to track medical and dental readiness by individual, unit or task force.  Not only that, data for soldiers in all Army components are also saved by Medpros such as active-duty, the National Guard and Army Reserve and civilian personnel and also all sister services.

Medpros is a database so that your unit surgeon, your doctor and your commander have the ability to review your medical preparedness to deploy and serve your nation.

About AKO

What is AKO? According to Wikipedia, here is the explanation about it. AKO stands for Army Knowledge Online and it serves web-based enterprise information services to the United States Army, joint and Department of Defense customers. Enterprise services are supplied to these customers on classified and unclassified networks, and include email, portal, directory, discovery and single sign-on functionality. All members of the Active Duty, Army civilian, National Guard, Reserves, and select contractor workforce have an account which gives access to Army web assets, tools and services worldwide.

All users have the ability to build pages, create file storage areas, and create and take part in discussion on the portal. AKO gives the Army a single entry point to be able to have access to the internet and the sharing of knowledge and information so that it makes AKO the Army’s only enterprise collaboration tool which operates throughout the Department of the Army worldwide.

AKO has been considered as the world’s largest intranet. The portal is accessed daily by one of every two deployed Soldiers for mission and personal goals. In 2008, AKO recorded its one-billion login. To the broader DoD community, AKO has also been expanded through Defense Knowledge Online, basically just a rebranding.

AKO is an integrated series of a number of products which are commercial-off-the-shelf where it includes the Appian Business Process Management Suite technology. The foundation for all process management, collaboration across AKO, information dissemination, and knowledge sharing is provided by Appian. Users have the ability to build custom access control lists for each piece of content that they own to determine the audience permitted to see or use their content.

Now, AKO has 2.3 million registered users. Over 350k users logging in are supported up to a million times a day and also getting and sending on average 12 million emails daily.

As of October 2012, all active duty, national guard soldiers, and reserves are asked to register an account on AKO. On Army Knowledge Online, there are two different types of account including a full account and a guest account. Authorized full accounts do not need any sponsorship to register and include Army Reserve, Active Army, Army Retired, DA Civilian, Contracted ROTC Cadets, Medical Retired, Future Soldiers, US Military Academy Cadets, National Guard, and NAF Civilian. Guest accounts are not like full accounts. If you choose a guest account, it needs an Army sponsor with an authorized full account. Guest accounts include Contractor, Army Volunteer, Federal Civilian Agencies, Foreign Officer (attached to U.S Army), Incoming DA Civilian, Homeland Security, ROTC Cadets (MS I and II), Military Transition, Medical Discharge, Local National Employee, and Incoming Future Soldier.

The main function of Army Knowledge Online (AKO) is the web-based email and collaboration capabilities that it has. The function of AKO’s Training is to permit soldiers and DA (Department of Army) civilians to be able to access Army online education such as Army e-learning Program, Army Learning Management System, Army Correspondence Course Program, Army transcript, US Army Reserve Virtual University and many more. The function of AKO’s Finance is to permit soldiers to be able to access their financial records including Housing allowances, Leave and Earning Statement, Food allowances, and many more. And then, the function of AKO’s Medical is to save soldiers medical records, including DNA, status of deployment readiness and past physical exam.

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