Healthcare

Find the latest information about battlefield healthcare and military medicine. This includes topics such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), military psychology, electronic health records management, Veterans affairs (VA ) issues, and other important military care topics related to taking care of wounded warriors both in theater and at home.
 

Crisis at the Heart of Military Behavioral Healthcare

Contributor: Mike O'Brien
Posted: 3/4/2013

Crisis at the Heart of Military Behavioral Healthcare - Mike O'Brien

There can be absolutely no doubt that a decade of combat has exacted a terrible toll on the mental and physical well-being of many military personnel. Suicides in the services has hit a record high with recent Pentagon figures showing that the death rate among service men and women was the highest in 2012 since records began. Full Article »


 

21st Century Challenges in Immunology

Contributor:
Posted: 3/11/2013


21st Century Challenges in Immunology -

A disparity exists between the consequences of disease and the preventative measures of vaccines. Strange as it may seem, there is an distrust toward science based treatments that immunize the population from diseases that typically have high mortality and morbidity rates. In the following in-depth interview, Colonel Renata Engler, Director, Vaccine Healthcare Centers Network (VHCN) examines this gap, by highlighting the ‘polarization’ effect. The interview also examines why biodiversity and gender difference are so important in immunology, as well as the greatest challenge to ‘trust’ in immunization healthcare. Lastly, Colonel Engler comments on whether she has hope for a HIV/AIDS vaccine in the near future. Watch now… Full Video »


 

Delivering Coordinated Care for Medicare and Medicaid Recipients

Contributor: IDGA Editorial Staff
Posted: 8/21/2013


Delivering Coordinated Care for Medicare and Medicaid Recipients - IDGA Editorial Staff

Software Government AG Solutions delivers a unique podcast looking at the modernization of EHR, the standardization of data, and the role of support tools to aid with implementation challenges - with special guest, Jason McNamara, Technical Director, Health IT, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, DHHS. Read now... Full Podcast »


 

Meaningful Use and Telehealth:How Telehealth Can Play an Integral Role in Transforming Healthcare and Meeting Meaningful Use Requirements

In this paper read how Telehealth can play an integral role in transforming healthcare and meeting Meaningful Use requirements. Full Whitepaper »


 



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