When you move don't forget DEERS
- Pacific comes under TRICARE. // All Hands;Jul97, Issue 963, p46
Reports on TRICARE Hawaii's delivery of medical coverage to US Department of Defense service members and their families throughout the Pacific. Benefits offered by the medical coverage; Access to medical care; Automatic enrollment of active-duty service members.
- Treating the troops. Howe, E.G.; Martin, E.D. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p21
Discusses the issue of using drugs classified by the FDA as `investigational' on military personnel if necessary in the Persian Gulf and the issue of whether the consent of the individuals would be necessary. The arguments supporting the position that consent would not be needed; The arguments...
- Navy Medicine Resources. // All Hands;Jan2010, Issue 1114, p7
The article offers information on several military and naval health care programs including the Navy Operational Stress Control (OSC) program, the Project Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS) program, and the TRICARE Assistance Program (TRIAP).
- Study disputes control of 10 USTF hospitals. Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;5/16/94, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p10
Presents comments on the proposal to eliminate the Uniformed Services Treatment Facilities (USTF). Option of USTF patients to receive care at Defense Department facilities; Findings of a study by the research firm Lewin-VHI.
- Tricare... // All Hands;Apr96, Issue 948, p14
Provides background information about the TRICARE medical care program for military service members and their families. Three medical care options; Prime; Extra; Standard.
- Military healthcare executives have much to offer as they... Dolan, Thomas C. // Healthcare Executive;Mar/Apr1996, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p5
Argues about military healthcare executives and their role in the civilian healthcare system. Expertise of the military healthcare system; Skills possessed by military healthcare executives.
- Changing the consent rules for Desert Storm. Annas, G.J. // New England Journal of Medicine;3/12/92, Vol. 326 Issue 11, p770
Comments on a move before the beginning of Operation Desert Storm in which the US military sought a waiver of requirements for informed consent for the use of investigational drugs and vaccines on our troops in the Persian Gulf. Nuremberg code and other codes of medical ethics that seem to...
- TRICARE Prime moves with you. Thompson, Stephen // Airman;Jul98, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p16
Announces that TRICARE Prime enrollees in the United States moving from one TRICARE region to another can take their enrollment with them. Definition of portability; Mechanics of the program; Things that a Prime enrollees should do during emergency situations; Contact information.
- Bracing for a nightmare. Brownlee, S.; Findlay, S. // U.S. News & World Report;3/4/91, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p38
Considers the allied medical units, from 15,000 beds at hundreds of medical units, to tools for dealing with everything from sprained ankles to poison gas; `We believe we are prepared for a worst-case scenario.' Employing new technologies; Transportation; Chemical or biological weapon damage;...
- Military recommends healthcare overhaul. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;9/4/95, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p60
Reports on the refocusing of the United States military's health force on supporting combat missions and shift to private providers the burden of peacetime healthcare for members of the military, their families and retirees. Refocusing as one response to the recommendation of the Roles and...