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Testing and Evaluation of a Military Medical Decision Support System

Testing and Evaluation of a Military Medical Decision Support System
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Author(s): James Rodger (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA) and Parag C. Pendharkar (Penn State Capitol College, USA)
Copyright: 2004
Pages: 3
Source title: Innovations Through Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-261-9.ch098
ISBN13: 9781616921255
EISBN13: 9781466665347

Abstract

The Military Medical Decision Support System (MMDSS) is a promising medical informatics technology approaching maturity. Given the present military climate, automated medical surveillance capabilities are valuable tools for medical support of the armed forces. MDSS promises to enhance medical support for the military. The development of MDSS is consistent with the following Department of Defense (DoD) directives, which identified medical surveillance as important for maintaining force readiness:

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