Casualty of Peace: The Army Medical Department in 2003
Research rept. Aug 1992-Apr 1993
INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC
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This paper uses the format of a hypothetical congressional response to provide a vision of the U.S. Army Medical Department AMEDD in the year 2003. The author foresees an AMEDD structured as a primarily civilian, catchment area management system to support nonactive duty beneficiaries with a parallel, wartime requirements-based structure to provide health care for active duty forces. The author argues for creation of deployable, embedded tactical health care units ETUs and a unified health command HEALTHCOM in the continental United States CONUS to plan and coordinate contingency health care to support the overseas unified commanders in chief CINCs.
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