Tactical Medical Coordination Systems help track patients

By Diane Williams
The Naval Health Research Center via Defense Tech Briefs

The term "tactical medical coordination system" (TacMedCS) denotes any of several prototype electronic systems for tracking patients in a scenario that may involve multiple instances of treatment by different medical personnel in different locations.

The TacMedCS was conceived as a means of facilitating coordination of care of military personnel injured in combat and/or facilitating coordination of care of victims of large-scale disasters.

The most advanced prototype has already been demonstrated to be effective in operations at a Navy fleet hospital.

Read full story here: TacMedCS helps provide detailed information on treatment

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