Earlier diagnoses of injury (e.g., traumatic brain injury) can prevent inappropriate return-to-duty of Warfighters who may put themselves and others at risk.
Charles River Analytics Inc., developer of intelligent systems solutions, has been selected as a prime contractor under DARPA’s Warfighter Analytics using Smartphones for Health (WASH) program, performing under both technical areas. Early detection of illness and injury often yields a better prognosis. For example, if left undetected, infectious diseases can spread quickly through a population, endangering Warfighters and their missions, as well as the general population. Continue reading
Fibrotex USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fibrotex-Tech of Israel, is pleased to announce that it is being awarded a contract by the US Army Natick Soldier System Center for the further development, testing and manufacture of the next generation multi-spectral Ultra-Light Weight Camouflage Net System; ULCANS. The 10-year competitive ID/IQ contract has a total value of $480M (USD). It will be administered in two phases with a final down select by FY 2019. Continue reading
The same strategies used by the U.S. military can be tuned to help healthcare executives stay nimble and prepared for real threats.
Hospitals are facing attacks from every angle, whether it be their domain name system or the connected medical devices keeping their patients alive. Compounding this issue is the fact that few specific healthcare guidelines for training and readiness exist beyond compliance checklists. Even the 2017 report from the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force stated that the NIST frameworks do not offer enough guidance specific to the healthcare industry.
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General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Medical Command for professional training and operations services in support of the U.S. Army Reserve regional training sites-medical program. The single-award contract has a potential value of approximately $58.9 million for a one-year base period with four option years.
Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide customized medical training and exercises. Work on the contract will be performed at more than 15 locations throughout the country. Continue reading
Asha Thompson, Director and Co-founder of ITL
A revolutionary piece of new wearable technology which can turn clothing into networked technology is set to begin production.
Intelligent Textiles Limited is one of the companies that has received an SBRI contract from the MoD. Its solution to reduce the load carried by soldiers our on patrol was to use woven conductive textiles to replace the conventional wiring harnesses that carry power between a soldier’s systems and devices. Continue reading
Naval Air Systems Command
The Navy recently tested its Common Control System (CCS) during a Tri-Service demonstration that showed the potential use of unmanned systems for automated medical casualty evacuations.
The Navy, Army and Air Force worked with multiple industry partners, including small business, to demonstrate an unmanned helicopter and ground vehicle casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) response event at Fort Dix, New Jersey. Continue reading
The Security Industry Association (SIA) Health Care Security Interest Group was launched in late 2015 to bring better understanding and solutions to health care security industry. The group will also track emerging technologies and not just the hardware. The group intends to focus on the role of metrics and analytics in making the most of current systems and in developing capabilities for new customers. The group will also serve as an information-sharing hub for members, and work toward developing best practices across the vertical.
Violent attacks in hospital wards and healthcare institutions can pose a serious challenge to security authorities. Technological solutions can help tackle this problem.
In addition to assaults, there are patients who escape – including prisoners, mental health patients – and raising the chances for mass shootings. Continue reading
Northrop Grumman Corporation is part of a team that has been awarded a contract to provide information technology services for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Northrop Grumman is in an exclusive partnership as a subcontractor to Liberty IT Solutions under the VA Transformation Twenty-one Total Technology Next-Generation (T4NG) contract. This multi-vendor indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract has a potential value of $22.3 billion over 10 years – a five-year base with a five-year option period. Continue reading
Herat – Late June 2016, some of the Italian national contingent departments operating in Afghanistan have conducted a complex Aeromedical Evacuation – MEDEVAC – exercise to test procedures, coordination and reaction timing of all the various units which have to intervene in case of emergency medical transport to be performed with the use of helicopters. This intervention capacity is very important in the Afghan theatre, and must always be maintained at the highest levels of efficiency and readiness.
As part of the Academic Path of the II Level International Master ISSMM, whose contents and whose purposes are available online on the website ISSMM – University Tor Vergata (here), in addition to course lectures, the Governing Council has designed and organized various other events such as Conference, Seminars, Workshops, Study Days, taught by recognized High Professionalism and Experience Speakers and sometimes in synergy with Organizations / Research centers, public-private, civil-military institutions to pursue the objectives of Excellence of said Master. (see video)
International University Master – II level – ISSMM-Delta