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The city game
September 18, 2008
New health risks and demands for better data are forcing city health departments to get serious about using IT.
Army will test cell phones to prompt trauma victims
September 17, 2008
The service will pilot text messaging system to send treatment prompts and monitor the health care of service members suffering from traumatic brain injuries.
Some military doctors let the software do the typing
September 16, 2008
Voice-recognition software used with DOD's AHLTA gets an upgrade, but not all military doctors have access to it.
GAO: DOD not tracking mental health assessments
September 12, 2008
Government Accountability Office reports that the DOD failed to monitor systems that track soldiers' post-deployment paperwork.
VA centers to coordinate rural veterans telehealth services
August 29, 2008
VA to debut three resource centers to support rural health information exchange among VA, federal civilian and commercial care providers.
Military to link war-zone docs to Landstuhl data
August 26, 2008
An upgrade of the Theater Medical Data Store would give in-theater health providers electronic access to lab tests and treatment data from the military's medical center in Germany.
Hospital of the future
August 19, 2008
Despite progress toward the digital hospital of tomorrow, military planners are still grappling with the technical problems of today.
DOD/VA health IT demos find interface troubles
August 13, 2008
In joint demonstrations of credentialing and database-sharing systems, several of the departments' health applications failed to communicate effectively.
Software renders traumatic brain injury in real time
August 07, 2008
Prototype software developed at Johns Hopkins University integrates battlefield information with electronic medical record data to help diagnose traumatic brain injury.
FDA wants surveillance net for orthopedic devices
August 04, 2008
Agency officials envision a national network of device registries to support its product safety surveillance project.
DOD health office awards Web support contract
August 01, 2008
Vangent has won a $23 million contract to maintain Web sites that disseminate health policy and doctrine updates for deployed forces.
GAO cites military delays setting up health info exchange
July 29, 2008
VA and DOD have been too slow setting up joint office to link health info systems; current interconnections do not suffice, congressional office says.
MHS to launch online forum for enlisted medical personnel
July 28, 2008
Web site will be a 'gated community' for enlisted people to interact on ways to improve the delivery of military medical services.
FDA, Military Health System tighten data-sharing pact
July 24, 2008
The Food and Drug Administration will use MHS patient databases to track food-borne illnesses, unexpected side effects of new drugs and bioterrorism incidents.
Military Health System seeks options on AHLTA
July 23, 2008
MHS is reviewing recommendations on the feasibility of developing a joint DOD/VA electronic medical record system, among other possibilities.
Battlefield medics use medical reference databases
July 09, 2008
Two resources on now available on CD for users of Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care systems.
Military medical intelligence center gets a new name
July 07, 2008
The National Center for Medical Intelligence's new responsibilities reflect expanded relationships with the Homeland Security Department, the White House, the State Department and other agencies.
Share and share alike
June 30, 2008
DOD and VA have tools for sharing nearly all primary care records, but achieving true data interoperability across the departmental divide remains elusive.
Military mulls using cell phones to spread health info
June 27, 2008
In a blog post, Defense health chief Dr. Ward Casscells proposes tapping ubiquitous tech to carry general and clinical health messages.
AHLTA takes hits in latest Web hall
June 23, 2008
In an open Web forum, defense health providers voiced frustration with the quality and features of DOD's electronic medical record system.
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