- Lean: It's more about psychology than process. Morris, Timothy // MGMA Connexion;Apr2013, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p44
The article informs that Lean and Lean Six Sigma are process-improvement approaches that can be used by healthcare professionals to improve quality, cut costs, reduce process variation and increase efficiency. It outlines the author's two experiences with Lean in the U.S. Air Force (USAF)...
- Some medications may cause depressing results. Gilstad, Claire J. // Officer;Apr99, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p54
Reports on the United States Air Force Reserve's policy on the use of psychotropic medications by reservists. Use of such medications as possible ground for disqualification for worldwide duty; Basis of the policy; Granting of waivers for the use of psychotropic drugs.
- Air Force Hearing Conservation Program Data 1998-2008: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Positive Threshold Shifts. Cason, Eboniece M. // Military Medicine;May2012, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p589
Background: Noise-induced hearing loss is an area of concern for military personnel. The purpose of this study was to conduct an analysis of hearing loss in military and civilian personnel enrolled in the Air Force Hearing Conservation Program between January 1, 1998 and December 31, 2008....
- Beating the Odds. McCoy, Leslie // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Feb2000, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p8
Describes how the United States Air Force Reserve Command deal with a reservist diagnosed with cancer or other potentially deadly diseases. Person's medical profile; Fitness for duty; Consideration each case individually based on the type of cancer, spread of the disease and treatment prescribed.
- Disparities in U.S. Air Force Preventive Health Assessments and Medical Deployability. Hatzfeld, Jennifer J.; Gaston-Johansson, Fannie G. // Military Medicine;Jan2010, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p25
Objective: This study aimed to determine whether preventive health assessment currency and medical nondeployability rates were the same for all active duty members in the U.S. Air Force. Methods: Deidentified data were compiled from personnel and readiness databases. Prevalence of current...
- Travel, different roles, appeal to 19-year vet. Ragan, Nancy // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/14/90, Vol. 264 Issue 18, Special section p5
Explores the career of Lieutenant Colonel Joseph W. Jackson, a gastroenterology fellow and chief of Medical Service at the Elmendorf Air Base in Alaska. Views on Air Force medicine; Academic background; Opportunities offered in military medicine.
- Physician praises working relationships and professional environment. Reeves, Dianne D. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/14/90, Vol. 264 Issue 18, Special section p7
Focuses on the perception of Major Stephen T. McDavid, a family practitioner at the Charleston, South Carolina, on Air Force medicine. Relationship among physicians in the military service; Academic background of McDavid; Comparison between physicians in private and military practice.
- Air Force Surgeon General examines medical readiness. Credic, Nikki // Officer;May99, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p40
Focuses on United States (US) Air Force Surgeon General Charles Roadman II's visit to the Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. Observation of the Air Combat Command's Form, Fit and Function Follow-on Assessment; Examination of the US Air Force's medical skills in field conditions.
- Potential Cost and Patient Day Savings for Inpatient Surgical Procedures. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Mar97, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p92
Examines factors affecting potential cost and patient day savings for inpatient surgical procedures. Top ten procedures for potential patient day savings; Top ten procedures for potential cost savings; Process of calculating patient day savings.