Accession Number:

ADA585873

Title:

Tri-service Disability Evaluation Systems Database Analysis and Research Annual Report 2013

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. Oct 2011-Sep 2012

Corporate Author:

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

Report Date:

2013-05-29

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

The mission of the Accession Medical Standards Analysis Research Activity AMSARA is to support the development of evidence based medical standards for the Department of Defense DoD by guiding improvement of medical and administrative databases and conducting epidemiologic and special studies analyses. 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 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 07 to FY12, data quality and standardization recommendations.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE