Accession Number:

ADA558682

Title:

Tri-Service Disability Evaluation Systems Database Analysis and Research. Annual Report 2011

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. Oct 2009-Sep 2010

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH SILVER SPRING MD DIV OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

Report Date:

2011-12-28

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

DiscussionBackground Accession Medical Standards Analysis and Research Activity AMSARAs mission is to support the development of evidence based medical accession standards for the Department of Defense DoD by guiding improvement of medical and administrative databases and conducting epidemiologic and special studies. AMSARAs mission has recently expanded to include analysis and studies of existing disability tri-service evaluation system by the request of the Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs. The DES Annual Report AR includes executive summary, methods, history of medical disqualification, pre-existing conditions, accession medical waiver, and hospitalization among service members evaluated for disability, service disability evaluation databases limitations from FY 05 to FY 10, data quality and standardization recommendations, future research, and publications and presentations.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE