Military Health

Can a hot desktop cure a frozen medical network?

The Defense Department is deploying thin clients to breathe new life into a sluggish electronic health records system.

DOD aims to send health records via any device, to any user

The Defense Department's ultimate goal is to supply clinical applications anywhere users are — in a hospital, aboard a ship or on the battlefield.

DOD/VA Health records project yielding important lessons

The joint health data exchange pilot project between the Defense and the Veterans Affairs departments is still in its early phases, but already has taught valuable lessons about interoperability, government officials working on the project say.

MC4 takes rugged approach to hardware

Here’s the hardware that the Army's Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care runs on.

Army's MC4 comprehensive electronic medical records help improve care for the wounded

The Army’s MC4 program is doing away with paper battlefield medical records and improving health care for wounded warriors.

Project at a glance: Army Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care

Since 2003, more than 12 million electronic patient interactions have been captured via MC4, and 750 units with medical staff in 14 countries have been equipped with MC4.