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10 disruptive innovations across the Operational Patient Care Pathway

10 disruptive innovations across the Operational Patient Care Pathway

As doctrine adapts to meet the peer threat, the military medical community must improve capability across the Operational Patient Care Pathway – from point of injury through to definitive care. There is no doubt that there are a number of disruptive technological and clinical innovations that have the potential to the overall standard of care and to enable a rapid and effective medical response; one which saves lives on the battlefield of the future.

With this in mind, Defence iQ has created an infographic that investigates 10 disruptive innovations across the Operational Patient Care Pathway

Download this Infographic to learn more about:

  • Virtual Health Capabilities 
  • 3D Printing
  • Augmented Reality 
  • Supply Drones
  • Reboa Devices
  • TXA AutoinJector 
  • Blood Far Forward 
  • UAS for Medevac 
  • The UK's Rehabilitation Centre 
  • Ossointegration 

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Commander of the U.S. Air Force Medical Support Agency Provides Operational Insight and Reveals Future Investment Opportunities

Commander of the U.S. Air Force Medical Support Agency Provides Operational Insight and Reveals Future Investment Opportunities

Brigadier General James McClain is Commander of the U.S. Air Force Medical Support Agency (AFMSA), which is responsible for overseeing the execution of the Air Force Surgeon General’s policies and programmes. AFMSA provides leadership for the entire medical service supporting the activities of more than 44,000 personnel serving 2.6 million beneficiaries through 76 military treatment facilities worldwide with a budget of $6.1 billion. Defence IQ asked Gen. McClain where some of that budget would be allocated in terms of technology and strategic investment.