Medical Modeling, Simulation & Visualization (MMSV)

MMSIC
Our Medical Modeling, Simulation & Visualization team is focused on advancing medical excellence through innovative research and development, with the goals of providing training and assessment platforms to optimally prepare individuals, teams and systems to respond to Military Health System needs, and ensure personnel are ready and able to protect, improve, conserve and sustain the health and resilience of Service members for optimal mission performance across global military activities and operations.

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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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Mr. James Gaudaen, Human Factors Project Officer
8 November, 2018

TATRC Welcomes New Human Factors Project Officer

Mr. James “Jimmy” Gaudaen joins the TATRC team as a new Project Officer. His expertise is in Human Factors and will be primarily supporting and assisting the Medical Modeling, Simulation and Visualization lab, as well as the other labs at TATRC headquarters in Fort Detrick, MD.

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Inside TATRC’s new Medical Modeling, Simulation & Visualization Environment.
29 June, 2018

TATRC Looks to the Future with New Simulation Environment

TATRC’s simulation team has completed the first phase of a new capacity and capability for research, development and analysis, a medical modeling, simulation and visualization environment (MMSVE). Following last year’s successful TATRC open house, a proposal was submitted to TATRC Director, COL Dan Kral, by the Medical Modeling, Simulation and Visualization (MMSV) team.

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Mr. Geoff Miller, TATRC’s Senior Research Scientist and Lab Manager for MMSV provides a hands on simulation demonstration during the exhibit at SOMSA.
29 June, 2018

Team TATRC Participates at Annual SOMSA Conference

Eight members from Team TATRC participated in this year’s Special Operations Medical Association’s Scientific Assembly (SOMSA) in Charlotte, North Carolina from 14 – 17 May.

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Mr. Geoff Miller demonstrates some of the latest technologies & initiatives in medical modeling, simulation and training to LTG Edward Cardon.
29 June, 2018

Newly Formed Army Futures Command Visits TATRC

On 17 April, TATRC was pleased and honored to host Lieutenant General Edward C. Cardon for a visit and tour of our initiatives and capabilities. As LTG Cardon is an advocate of “disruptive innovation,” visiting TATRC to learn about how we rapidly prototype and think outside the box was a natural fit.

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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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Photo of Dutch Medical Officers and the TATRC Team
29 June, 2018

TATRC Goes Dutch — Medical Officers get VIP Tour and Demo

On 6 June, TATRC had the distinct honor of hosting three Dutch Military Medical Officers, representing the Netherlands Surgeon General’s office. COL Albert Riedstra, Lt. COL Eric Onnouw, and Lt. COL Marc de Bruijn were on site to visit USAMRMC, and came to TATRC specifically to learn about Virtual Medicine, Operational Medicine, Robotic & Autonomous Systems, and Medical Modeling & Simulation.

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LEFT PHOTO: Harvey Magee with COL Jeffrey Mikita of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at the IMSH DoD Government Row Exhibit Area. RIGHT PHOTO: Mr. Geoff Miller, MMSIC Lab Manager, kicked off and chaired the DoD Academic Program at this year’s IMSH.
13 April, 2018

TATRC Participates in World’s Largest Medical Simulation Conference

All eyes were on Mr. Jamie Hyneman as he walked onto the stage at the 2018 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) conference in Los Angeles, CA, 13-17 January. Mr. Hyneman is the legendary producer and host of the Discovery Channel’s wildly popular show, MythBusters, who served as the opening keynote speaker at this year’s event.

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