Combat & Casualty Care

Q1 2017

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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Battlefield, transport, bedside, and beyond The speed and sophistication of military health care has leapt forward in recent years, driven not only by advancements in technology, but by a commitment to improvement across the continuum of care. A focus on continuity from injury, to diagnosis, treatment, to follow-up leads to improved triage protocols and outcomes. Access to quality care Should the need arise for a service member or their family to obtain care, the DHA's Health Systems Performance Branch (HSPB) promotes improved patient quality and safety. With a focus on evidence-based safe practices and clinical performance, HSPB helps drive quality care throughout the MHS. Philips drives access to care through telehealth and telemedicine solutions, with a focus on quality and standards. Philips provides our service members and their families with streamlined healthy living and innovative care solutions that extend well beyond combat medicine. Philips supports a medically-ready force with integrated, affordable, and high quality health services that improves the health, wellness and patient care of the men, women, and families that make up our defense community. Philips: Transforming Health from the Battlefield to the Bedside and Beyond Enabling healthy living With the Department of Defense's strong focus on improving health and wellness of the entire defense community through Operation Live Well—an alignment exists with Philips focus on the health continuum. Whether supporting the healthy development of a new baby or infant, helping community members prepare food they love, in a healthy way, achieving superior oral health or benefitting from a good night's sleep, Philips has patient-centered care solutions to support living well. Driving research and telehealth innovation Like the DHA, we believe that meaningful innovations in military healthcare – those that make a real difference – are developed in partnership. We understand that delivering innovation that is personal, relevant and powerful requires cooperation and collaboration between the private sector, government, and academia. It takes a commitment to act in unison for the greater good. As soon as a soldier is injured, the Golden Hour begins. It is important to get the wounded soldier stabilized for transportation to secondary care as quickly as possible. The Intellivue MP2 is a light-weight, rugged monitor that is easy to use. It helps you to make informed treatment decisions until transport arrives. In the hospital, advanced medical care is started, including surgical procedures and trauma management. The Philips IntelliVue MX800 gives you access to relevant patient information using the patient monitor with a suite of clinical decision and workflow support applications so you have the information you need right at the bedside. On returning home, Veterans impacted by medical issues often need continued care to establish an independent life. Philips Lifeline's home monitoring solutions – such as wearable fall detection and medication dispensing adherence systems - can play an important role in helping veterans manage their health and remain independent in their own community. Once stable, the Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) transports the soldier to longer-term care. Clinical Decision Support (CDS) helps make decision-making in flight easy and fast. Data can be exported to an electronic medical record (EMR) that will travel with the soldier to the next hospital. Battlefield Learn more at Philips.com/gov Transport Bedside Beyond www.tacticaldefensemedia.com Spring 2017 | Combat & Casualty Care | 23

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