Session ID: 
TH1

Innovation, Implementation and Beyond: The Path Forward for Military Health System (MHS) towards Virtual Health

8:45am - 9:45am Monday, March 9
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W414C
Additional Registration
Extra Fee

Description

Lessons learned in developing virtual health programs within the military health system. A review of the first years of starting up the Army's first Virtual medical center. During this session we will review the early successes and failures of starting up a virtual MEDCEN. We will also review some of our more successful projects to include a review of Remote Health Monitoring.  This session will discuss military telehealth past, present and future.  It will included lessons learned and success stories from innovation funding provided though the AAMTI program that is managed by TATRC. The AAMTI program has funded over 50 AAMTI projects since 1999 that have a telemedicine, remote health monitoring or mobile health component.   It will also highlight the current direction of virtual health use cases being launched through the DHA Virtual Medical Centers (VMEDCENS).  Finally the long range needs and objectives of the newly established VH Research Task Area to support the operational environment, and opportunities for civilian collaborations will be highlighted.
This session is part of a special program called Telehealth Symposium. Extra fees and separate registration is required.

Learning Objectives

  • Outline the role innovation funding played in informing future virtual health programs including lessons learned and success stories
  • Discuss how innovation and research is transitioned into medical care at the Virtual MEDCEN
  • Describe the future direction of US Army Virtual Health Research with respect to prolonged field care and maintaining lethality in the operational environment

Speaker(s)

LTC/ DR,
US ARMY

Continuing Education Credits

CPHIMS
1.00

Audience

CIO/CTO/CTIO/Senior IT

Level

Intermediate