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April 28, 2014 posted by Lt. Col. Keith Harley
Throughout 2013, information about the next iteration of the MC4 system, EMR 2.2.0.0, was the most popular among our readers. In preparation for receiving EMR 2.2.0.0 it is still critical for customers to obtain PKI-E certificates to ensure the EMR s... Read More

Comments for MC4 APM Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Rachel Collins
December 17, 2013 posted by Rachel Collins
Throughout 2013, information about the next iteration of the MC4 system, EMR 2.2.0.0, was the most popular among our readers. In preparation for receiving EMR 2.2.0.0 it is still critical for customers to obtain PKI-E certificates to ensure the EMR s... Read More

Comments for Top 2013 Content on The Gateway Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Rachel Collins
October 10, 2013 posted by Rachel Collins
We’ve refreshed our About page to provide clarity about the program’s mission and vision. We’ve also recently updated the Policies and Guidelines pertaining to website and social media us... Read More

Comments for Improving Customer Access to Information Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Mark Gregory
September 25, 2013 posted by Mark Gregory
MC4 successfully demonstrated new capabilities for the electronic capture and transport of medical data at an important testing event that took place in May and July this year: The Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillan... Read More

Comments for MC4 Participation in NetMod 13 Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Alvin Vaughn
February 19, 2013 posted by Alvin Vaughn
In February 2013 the Theater Medical Data Store (TMDS) and Medical Situational Awareness in Theater (MSAT) systems received a major release update. MSAT was updated to the 1.5.0.0 release while TMDS was updated to the 2.8.0.0 release. From the end-user’s perspective, this round of updates... Read More

Comments for TMDS and MSAT Receive New Updates Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Alvin Vaughn
January 31, 2013 posted by Alvin Vaughn
Often the need to understand past trends in diseases and injuries arise as deployed leaders address the theater medical support requirements. One such recent example involved the need for Task Force MED-Afghanistan to query the number of Service memb... Read More

Comments for Filtering Data in MSAT for Historical Trends, Retrospective Analyses Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Dr. James G. Jolissaint
December 18, 2012 posted by Dr. James G. Jolissaint
Electronic medical records are usually stored in repositories – these repositories accumulate the electronic medical records that contribute to a lifelong, longitudinal medical record for Service members (Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines)... Read More

Comments for The Value of Repositories for Deployed Health Records Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Rocky Henemyer
November 20, 2012 posted by Rocky Henemyer
Over the past year, MC4, the 6th Medical Logistics Management Center (MLMC), the Office of the Surgeon General/Medical Command and the Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center (JMLFDC) have been working together to complete the fielding of upgrades to the Defense Medical Logistics... Read More

Comments for MC4 MEDLOG Customers Upgraded to 21st Century Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Mark Gregory
September 27, 2012 posted by Mark Gregory
In July, MC4 participated in an exercise where medical providers were able to create and remotely transfer electronic medical data to the MC4 system. This is the first time a point-of-injury (POI) encounter has been captured with a TC3 app and transm... Read More

Comments for MC4 uses Smartphone to Transfer POI Data at NetMod E-12 Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Dr. Ken Meade
June 14, 2012 posted by Dr. Ken Meade
Providing relevant clinical information to the command is one of the most important tasks for the clinical operations (CLINOPS) staff. The Business Objects application can provide medical staff with detailed medical situational awareness, and it can ... Read More

Comments for Tools to Analyze Medical Surveillance Data Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Leann Micheals
June 7, 2012 posted by Leann Micheals
While on a recent visit to Afghanistan to assist incoming medical units, I encountered a significant number of medical personnel asking about rabies documentation. To help meet this documentation requirement, I worked with Maj. Jason Bennett, theater... Read More

Comments for Rabies Encounters Documented with Ease Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Leann Micheals
May 8, 2012 posted by Leann Micheals
There are four things that all nurses who use the MC4 system need to know. All patient care, inpatient care and short term problems such as viral illnesses, should be documented in the MC4 system. Information documented in the EMR system will become... Read More

Comments for 4 Things Nurses Need to Know about MC4 Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Dr. Ken Meade
March 8, 2012 posted by Dr. Ken Meade
Last fall, the 212th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) and the 30th Medical Command (MEDCOM) conducted a unique training exercise at the Joint Multinational Training Center (JMTC) training area in Grafenwoehr, Germany. During this field training exercise (FTX), more than... Read More

Comments for Training Exercise uses Notional and Real Patients Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Dr. Ken Meade
September 15, 2011 posted by Dr. Ken Meade
A provider asked, "What influences a medical provider’s ability to completely fill out the theater electronic medical record (AHLTA-T and TC2)?" As a physician, and as a former MC4 user in Iraq, I thought I’d share my shortlist of success... Read More

Comments for 5 Influential Factors for Inpatient EMRs Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Ray Sterling
September 14, 2011 posted by Ray Sterling
Beginning this December, formal MC4 training for physician assistants (PAs) will be offered on a quarterly basis as part of the Basic Officer Leader’s Course at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. I’ve been working with the AMEDD Center & School... Read More

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Leann Micheals
August 20, 2011 posted by Leann Micheals
Documenting nursing care in TC2 can be difficult since the business flow for nursing is not easily replicated in TC2. MC4 created templates in Microsoft Word to better organize nursing documentation. Drop-down menus and free-text boxes within t... Read More

Comments for Nursing Documentation Aided with Templates Comments (0)   Category: Medical Staff
Aubray Hudson
June 21, 2011 posted by Aubray Hudson
While deployed to Kuwait during 2010, I developed an instructional guide to train Service members who needed an overview on the MC4 system during reception, staging, onward movement and integration (RSO&I) training. During that time I trained us... Read More

Comments for Access Garrison Records Using Fewer Accounts Comments (1)   Category: Medical Staff
Leann Micheals
June 14, 2011 posted by Leann Micheals
Administering anthrax vaccines is a common occurrence in theater clinics. All Soldiers need to have the series and thus need the immunization while in theater. Documenting this encounter electronically can be a little tricky since anthrax ICD-9 and C... Read More

Comments for Tricky Anthrax Codes Comments (1)   Category: Medical Staff
Dave Buesing
June 6, 2011 posted by Dave Buesing
During a recent deployment to Afghanistan, I was a member of the technical support team assigned to the 115th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) at Camp Dwyer. Dr. Greg Jolissaint, MC4's Clinical Operations Office medical director and chief... Read More

Comments for 3 Templates for Faster Data Entry into TC2 Comments (1)   Category: Medical Staff
Dr. John D. Halamka
April 15, 2011 posted by Dr. John D. Halamka
On Friday, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that Dr. Farzad Mostashari will be the next National Coordinator... Read More

Comments for Cool Technology of the Week Comments (1)   Category: Medical Staff
Leann Micheals
April 5, 2011 posted by Leann Micheals
While I was in Iraq in 2010 to assist with the Tele-behavioral Health Initiative, I showed Lt. Col. Raphael Semidei and other providers how to organize and use shortcuts for patient documentation. They enable providers to spend more time treating pat... Read More

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