Health Technology Innovation Center (HTIC)

To research, demonstrate, and assess innovative information technologies that advance military healthcare through collaborations with government, commercial, and academic partnerships

The Health Informatics experts within the HTIC identify and investigate innovative solutions that address gaps in military medicine by blending health information management and technologies. This center has the knowledge required to manage the research and development of HIT emerging technology demonstrations and carry out prototyping in a state of the art research & development environment. Results from the research are transitioned as knowledge or material products to other organizations within the Military Health System (MHS).

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A sample screenshot of the Linked Problem List lab results page.
8 November, 2018

Enhancing Access to Clinical Records for DOD and VA Users

Many active duty service members transition to the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) for ongoing care, especially those with disabilities when they separate from active duty. Many people, including reservists, continue to receive care in both the DoD and VA systems.

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SFC Perry to place 1 fingerbreadth above the fibula during a “dry run” of the Telestration Test & Demonstration.
8 November, 2018

The Future of Telestration in Combat Casualty Care

We’ve all seen it. We’re watching a sporting event on T.V. and after a key play we see a video replay. A commentator describes the play and augments it by drawing arrows, circles, and other freehand additions on the screen. That ability to do freehand markup over a video is called telestration

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During a tour of USU’s Val G. Hemming Simulation Center, team members experienced a virtual reality game created specifically for simulation training.
29 June, 2018

Virtual Medical Concierge Application Completes SBIR Phase II Implementation at Walter Reed

The Virtual Medical Concierge Application (aka “LASSIE”), previously detailed in the September 2017 TATRC Times Newsletter, Volume 3, Quarter 4 edition, completed its prototype roll-out and advanced concept demonstration at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) on 28 February 2018.

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During a tour of USU’s Val G. Hemming Simulation Center, team members experienced a virtual reality game created specifically for simulation training.
29 June, 2018

TATRC’s JMedSIM Initiative is Off and Running

Two of TATRC’s Labs recently joined forces to kick off the Joint Medical Simulation Instructional Methods (JMedSIM) initiative. The Medical Modeling Simulation & Visualization (MMSV) team, along with key members of the Health Technology Innovation Center (HTIC), are actively collaborating with the J7 for the Defense Health Agency to provide not only a web application, but also to create standardized content to help assist operators and educators at medical simulation centers. This effort will become the JMedSIM and JMedSIM Portal.

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Bob Connors Retires
13 April, 2018

Bob Connors Retires After 38 Years of U.S. Army TATRC & Military Health System Service

Mr. Robert E. (Bob) Connors, MS in IT, MHA, and long-standing TATRC Health Technology Innovation Center (HTIC) team member, retired on 14 March. Bob is no stranger to military medicine and has served the Military Health System in various capacities for 38 years.

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Team Fitness Tracker
13 April, 2018

Team Fitness Tracker Study Enrollment Grows to Nearly 300 Volunteers!

Key staff from TATRC’s HTIC travelled to the Florida Army National Guard Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 53rd Support Battalion, Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), in Pinellas Park, Florida, from 9 - 11 February to enroll 96 additional volunteers into the TATRC Team Fitness Tracker Study.

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New Windows Systems Administrator Joins the HTIC Team
13 April, 2018

New Windows Systems Administrator Joins the HTIC Team

Team TATRC is pleased to announce the latest technical addition to the HTIC team! Mr. Reginald Francois has joined us as the new Windows Systems Administrator and will be assisting by providing server support and maintenance for HTIC. Mr. Francois has been in IT industry since the early 2000's. Most recently, Reginald was working at the Department of State in Laurel.

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Mr. Ed Ort, Technical Writer
13 April, 2018

HTIC Takes on a New Technical Writer

The HTIC Team is pleased to announce Mr. Ed Ort as their new technical writer, editor, and content developer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ed will provide a valuable service to not just the HTIC, but also to the entire TATRC organization. He will not only review draft publications, but also be able to document the use of software tools developed and prepare succinct user documentation.

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