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Patients used kiosks in mental health clinics to provide routine data on clinical status and treatments. The data were used to improve quality of care.
The authors redesigned an electronic clinical reminder to improve identification and management of Veterans at high risk for falls, and piloted the reminder in 3 Veterans Health Administration community-based outpatient clinics.
Understanding how terrorist groups innovate and adapt is key for anticipating future shifts in terrorist threats.
The participation of East Asian militaries (Japan, China, Taiwan, and South Korea) in international disaster relief is a relatively new phenomenon having many implications that will shape the global landscape of the 21st century.
This study examined the mental health treatment experiences of active-duty U.S. service members who received treatment from primary care or specialty mental health providers.
What are key historical trends in insurgencies? And what do these finding suggest about the future of insurgency? We examine four aspects: causes of insurgency, outside support, strategies, and tactics.
This study reveals that it is challenging to compare the experience of different armed forces due to their unique context and in particular the variety in their ethnic minority integration policies.
Since military operations began in Afghanistan and Iraq, lengthy deployments have led to concerns about the vulnerability of military marriages.
Recent advances in GPS data processing have demonstrated that ground-based GPS receivers are capable of detecting ionospheric TEC perturbations caused by surface-generated Rayleigh, acoustic and gravity waves.
This study explored challenges, facilitators, and progress of Peer Specialist implementation from a stakeholder group involved in their management.
Cyberspace has become the new high ground of warfare, the one domain to rule them all and in the ether bind them, which, as this essay will argue, is the wrong way to view cyberspace and what militaries can do by operating within it.
It is impossible to block every cyber attack, so strategy and policy should be focused on how to respond once that attack occurs.
Fee-for-service vs limited-budget worlds. Efficient care isn't necessarily less expensive care.
The United States is rapidly approaching a critical juncture in its policy towards Syria.
Homeless veterans are a vulnerable population, with high mortality and morbidity rates. Evidence-based practices for homelessness have been challenging to implement.
Veterans being treated for depression were more likely to become employed, and remain employed when their depression status improved, highlighting the need to prevent socioeconomic deterioration among working-aged veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
This article enumerates challenges facing efforts to inform, influence, and persuade in pursuit of national policy objectives first for the U.S. government in general, and then specific to the Department of Defense.
Examines the dichotomy of defence industrial policy.
Quality of prescribing for older vets -- measured by high-risk medications and drug--disease interactions -- varies across VA facilities. Prescribing is better at facilities that care for a larger number of older veterans and have formal geriatric education.
Useful recommendations for US engagement in and support for COIN operations.