Combat & Casualty Care

Q4 2016

Military Magazines in the United States and Canada, Covering Combat and Casualty Care, first responders, rescue and medical products programs and news\Tactical Defense Media

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COUNTERING THE INFECTIOUS THREAT Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) is preparing deploying personnel with an Operational Clinical Infectious Disease (OCID) course on infectious diseases endemic to certain regions. By Christian Sheehy 22 Features Departments 2 17 28 Insights MedTech Ad Listing/ Calendar of Events WINTER 2016/2017 COMBAT & CASUALTY CARE LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE 4 Modernizing for Adaptable Healthcare Program Executive Office Defense Healthcare Management Systems (PEO DHMS) is overseeing an overhaul of DoD's electronic health records keeping architecture By Ms. Stacy Cummings PEO DHMS VA SPOTLIGHT 26 Advancing the Provision of Advanced Care The U.S. Veteran's Administration's MyVA Program addresses agency efforts to re-invest in patient care through enhanced facility management, supply chain, management training, and overall cost reduction INDUSTRY PARTNER Mission Resiliency In 2008, Mission Resiliency, an Active Duty Treatment Program was begun at Laurel Ridge Treatment Center, San Antonio, TX, for servicemembers struggling with PTSD, substance abuse issues, suicidal ideation, and other mental health issues. By Rodney Norman COMMANDER'S CORNER 13 Innovating to Maximize Positive Outcomes U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) optimizes techniques in casualty care Interview with COL (Dr.) Shawn Nessen, Commander, USAISR Ft. Sam Houston, TX Cover: Casualty Carry Installation emergency service first responders carry an Army pilot role-playing a casualty from a simulated crashed HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an exercise at Fort Bragg, NC. (Army photo by Capt. Adan Cazarez) Targeting Full-Spectrum Dental Care Through a partnership for Defense Health (LPDH), DoD is implementing a dental solution to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Military Health System. By Kevin Bunker Closing the Field to Facility Care Gap U.S. Army Medical Department provides realistic training for flight paramedics employing state of-the-art simulation for positive real-world outcomes. By Kevin Hunter Restoring a Sense of Touch U.S. Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) is testing interactive brain to prosthetic sensory connectivity for achieving movement in cases of limb paralysis or amputation. By DARPA public affairs PAGE 7 PAGE 8 PAGE 18 PAGE 16 Winter 2016/2017 | Combat & Casualty Care | 1

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