Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Innovations 1991-2011
|Army Medicine Innovations Since Desert Storm
After Operation Desert Storm, the Army Medical Department took a number of initiatives to improve soldier health, medical care during deployments and on the battlefield, and the training and tools that medical personnel have to deliver care. These efforts have built a more efficient, better integrated system of battlefield protection and combat casualty care.
A chronological listing of some initiatives follows.
Source: Army Medical Department
This reflects the extremely wide breadth of issues the Army’s medical staff have to address to support a modern fighting force in peace and war. The topics range from family medicine to field dressings, from spiritual to surgical methods. It runs the world’s fifth largest HMO as it provides services to Army personnel and their dependents worldwide.