Conserving the Future Force Fighting Strength

Findings from the Army Medical Department Transformation Workshop 2002

by David E. Johnson, Gary Cecchine


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As the Army transforms itself for the future and develops new operational concepts and technologies, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) is identifying operational medicine issues whose resolution will be critical to its ability to support the Army of the future. The purpose of this research was to develop a method to assess these issues and further investigate a subset of them.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Introduction and Background

  • Chapter Two

    AMEDD Transformation Workshop Design

  • Chapter Three

    Workshop Results

  • Chapter Four

    Observations and Conclusions

  • Appendix A

    Restated AMEDD Transformation Issues

  • Appendix B

    Team Members, ATW I-III

  • Appendix C

    Medical Technologies Employed in ATW I-III

  • Appendix D

    Casualty Determination Process

  • Appendix E

    Casualty Tracking Worksheet

  • Appendix F

    Step Three Worksheet

  • Appendix G

    Treatment Briefs

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