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Audit reveals ‘systemic’ access to care woes for US veterans

An audit on health care access for US veterans released Monday confirmed the existence of fake waiting lists, prompting a top official to slam...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...