Department of Defense

posted on October 1, 2009 - 3:11pm
Very few existing EHR systems function well, complicating plans to implement a nationwide electronic health records system. But the Department of Veteran Affairs’ VistA system is a notable exception. VistA connects thousands of VA doctors, 170 VA hospitals and 900 clinics across the country, and contains more than five billion documents and images. A New England Journal of Medicine study found...
posted on March 1, 2008 - 3:42pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
While the Department of Defense medical standards likely will disqualify people with muscular dystrophy from enlisting in the service for physical safety reasons, the image of Uncle Sam pointing and saying, “WE WANT YOU,” can still apply to people with neuromuscular diseases. For those who wish to play a part in supporting the military, opportunities exist for civilian employees and volunteers to...