Characteristics of Personal Health Records: Findings of the Medical Library Association/National Library of Medicine Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force (Report)

Characteristics of Personal Health Records: Findings of the Medical Library Association/National Library of Medicine Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force (Report)

INTRODUCTION The idea of connecting medical librarians and quality health information resources with personal health record (PHR) consumers was the rationale behind the formation of the Medical Library Association (MLA)/ National Library of Medicine (NLM) Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force. Among other tasks, the group was charged with identifying key providers of PHRs. […]

Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standards for Protective Force Personnel (US Department of Energy Regulation) (DOE) (2018 Edition)

Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standards for Protective Force Personnel (US Department of Energy Regulation) (DOE) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standards for Protective Force Personnel (US Department of Energy Regulation) (DOE) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) is amending its regulations governing the standards for medical, physical performance, training, and access […]

The Economics of Air Force Medical Service Readiness

The Economics of Air Force Medical Service Readiness

The Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) currently runs three in-theater hospitals for severely injured or wounded personnel. Part of the practioners’ preparation was treating DoD beneficiaries for a broad range of injuries and illnesses. Opportunities for this preparation are not as numerous “in house” as they once were, and AFMS does not always get proper […]

The Health Sciences Librarian in Medical Education: A Vital Pathways Project Task Force (Report)

The Health Sciences Librarian in Medical Education: A Vital Pathways Project Task Force (Report)

In response to reported closings of and staff reductions at hospital libraries, the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Hospital Libraries Section of MLA agreed to study the state of hospital libraries and librarians under the auspices of the Task Force on Vital Pathways for Hospital Librarians. The task force’s Health Sciences Librarian in Medical […]

Battle Field Medical Force – Planning for 21St Century Medical Readiness

Battle Field Medical Force – Planning for 21St Century Medical Readiness

The changing face of warfare requires Medical Units to be deployed at a short notice, to the most hostile environment and with all its consequences. In whatever scenarios, medical care must be delivered to the troops to help the commander in the execution of his battle plan. The provision of good medical care is of […]

Air Force Doctrine Document 4-02: Health Services - Air Force Medical Service, Air Force Surgeon General, Aeromedical Evacuation, Medical Logistics

Air Force Doctrine Document 4-02: Health Services – Air Force Medical Service, Air Force Surgeon General, Aeromedical Evacuation, Medical Logistics

This document establishes operational doctrine for Air Force health services and outlines the principles for how the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) intends to provide medical support to the Air Force throughout the full range and scope of operational scenarios as outlined in Air Force Doctrine Document 2, Organization and Employment of Aerospace Power, including […]

USAF Medical Support for Special Operations Forces Tactical Doctrine: Air Force Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures 3-42.6 - SOF Operational Medical, Logistics, War Reserve Material, Training

USAF Medical Support for Special Operations Forces Tactical Doctrine: Air Force Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures 3-42.6 – SOF Operational Medical, Logistics, War Reserve Material, Training

Special operations missions are conducted by specially organized, trained and equipped military forces to achieve military, political, economic or psychological objectives by unconventional means in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive areas. Whether operating from a main operating base (MOB), intermediate staging base (ISB), forward staging base (FSB), forward operating base (FOB), fire base (FB) or […]