Accession Number : ADA444615
Title : Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Journal. 2004/5 Edition
Descriptive Note : Annual rept.
Corporate Author : UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD
Personal Author(s) : Dix, Mary A
Report Date : 30 Oct 2005
Pagination or Media Count : 680
Abstract : A recognized vital and integrated component of the Military Health System (MHS), USU continues to provide essential support to Force Health Protection through its unique training centered in preventive medicine and combat-related health care. In accordance with strategic guidance, the University continues to successfully focus on: RELEVANCE - the critical, or core relevance, of its essential mission to provide continuity, leadership, and responsiveness to the special needs of the MHS; READINESS - the provision of uniformed physicians, advanced practice nurses, and graduate degree recipients who are uniquely qualified to practice and address combat casualty care, tropical medicine, combat stress, disaster medicine, and the medical response to unconventional, disaster, or operational contingencies; and, OPTIMIZATION - the cost-effective management of its resources to ensure the generation of annual cost avoidance for the MHS through its multiple, fully accredited programs (estimated cost avoidance during 2004 was $33.6 million).
Descriptors : *EDUCATION , *MILITARY MEDICINE , *HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT , *UNIVERSITIES , OPTIMIZATION , MEDICAL RESEARCH , NURSING , RADIOBIOLOGY , LEADERSHIP TRAINING , COMBAT FORCES , STRATEGIC ANALYSIS , OPERATIONAL READINESS , COST EFFECTIVENESS
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Military Forces and Organizations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE