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Department of Defense (DoD)
WASHINGTON — This month the Army will begin rolling out a major upgrade to its electronic health record system - the Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) system.
Medical Violations in Guantanamo Report Largely Remedied
NEW YORK — A controversial report about medical ethics violations at Guantanamo Bay and Central Intelligence Agency secret prisons has gotten wide play in the general media, but at least one member of the task force creating the document emphasizes that the violations discussed are in the past and that the situation is much improved.
Military Physician Orders Were Disregarded
SAN FRANCISCO — A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court opinion that a case involving a newborn’s death cannot go forward because of the Feres doctrine but said it came to that conclusion “regretfully.”
WASHINGTON — For Capt. Edward “Flip” Klein, Oct. 22, 2012, was a life-changing moment. Deployed in Afghanistan, he was struck by a roadside bomb that resulted in the loss of both of his legs above the knee, an arm above the elbow and three fingers on his left hand.
LAS VEGAS, NV — Of the 30 finalists in this year’s Next Generation Pharmacist awards, 30% worked in military or public health pharmacies, the strongest representation seen in the awards program.
WASHINGTON — Despite dire warnings by VA officials, last month's 16-day government shutdown did not halt progress on eliminating VA's disability claims backlog.
WASHINGTON — In the wake of accusations that veterans are over-prescribed powerful painkillers, a House of Representatives subcommittee chairman called on VA to adopt more effective pain management protocols.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — The newly released National Research Action Plan has created a “common roadmap” for federal agencies to tackle mental health research to include PTSD, TBI and suicide, DoD and VA officials said recently.
WASHINGTON - With stricter oversight of government conference spending, medical and pharmacy components within DoD and VA are working to ensure providers are still getting their necessary continuing medical education
U-2 Cabins Modified to Mitigate Health Risks
SAN ANTONIO — High-flying U-2 pilots may be paying a neurological price for their service.
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