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New Defense Health Agency to streamline functions

New Defense Health Agency to streamline functions

The government shutdown did not stop the official opening Oct. 1 of the Defense Health Agency, a major streamlining effort of military medicine that has been in the works for three decades and signed into law earlier this year. “This […]


Tripler uses cutting-edge procedures to manage pain

Tripler uses cutting-edge procedures to manage pain

Advancements in the use of spinal cord stimulators for the treatment of chronic pain have brought relief to patients at the Integrative Pain Management Clinic, here. The spinal cord stimulators use leads, which are wires that go from the stimulator […]


Bio-Terror & Infectious Disease Outbreak: Detection Technologies and Global Markets 2012

Bio-Terror & Infectious Disease Outbreak: Detection Technologies and Global Markets 2012

The US Bipartisan Bio-Detection 2011 Report Card Status Evaluation Events of the recent decade confirm that the threats of bio-terrorism and infectious disease outbreaks are real. Attacks such as the 2001 Anthrax scare, the 2004 Ricin letters and the 2003 […]


Service Delivery Assessment vital to patient care

Service Delivery Assessment vital to patient care

Patient feedback through the service delivery assessment, a centralized telephone survey program, provides Air Force clinics with direct, rapid and relevant feedback vital to national security, Air Force Medical Service officials said. “Improving the health of Airmen and their families […]


Groundbreaking for new medical center set for Dec. 6

Groundbreaking for new medical center set for Dec. 6

FORT HOOD, Texas: Groundbreaking for Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s new hospital is scheduled for Dec. 6, signaling the start of a $534 million project that will consolidate services and enhance access to medical care for thousands of Fort […]


Bagram medics remove unexploded ordnance from patient

Bagram medics remove unexploded ordnance from patient

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: Airmen from the Craig Joint Theater Hospital trauma team here removed an unexploded ordnance from a patient’s scalp March 18 here. The patient, an Afghan National Army soldier, was involved in an improvised explosive device attack and […]


Army nursing to have major changes in near future

Army nursing to have major changes in near future

Having a consistent and standardized system of care is the future of Army nursing, Deputy Surgeon General Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho told Madigan Healthcare System senior nurses at a recent presentation. The Patient and Family Centered System of Care […]


Combat medics transform to modern-battlefield healthcare specialists

An eight-year process to transform the training and skills of Army combat medics culminated last year as all members of the old 91B Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) became qualified as 68W Healthcare Specialists. A group of past and present leaders […]


Budget request continues defense reform agenda

Budget request continues defense reform agenda

WASHINGTON: The fiscal 2011 Defense Department budget request continues an overall reform agenda and seeks a total request of $708 billion in budget authority, the Pentagon’s chief financial officer said Feb. 1 here. The total includes $159 billion in overseas […]


 
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