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Telemedicine Technology: Will It Enhance Combat Casualty Care on the 21st Century Battlefield?
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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To meet the challenges of the future with less resources, the Army Medical Department AMEDD is pursuing a re-engineering initiatives which takes advantage of newly emerging informational technologies. The AMEDD expects to leverage these technologies in the form of telemedicine to improve combat casualty care on the 21st century battlefield. This paper briefly reviews the changes occurring in the AMEDD, explores whether its telemedicine concepts and initiatives will enhance future combat casualty care and examines the potential implications of introducing new technologies to the combat heath support system.
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