JBLM units combine, extend health care in Afghanistan

Karl Stubbeman, T2 Telehealth Program manager, trains Spc. Michael McIntyre, 1972nd COSC behavioral health specialist, on telemental health counseling techniques.
By Joe Jimenez March 28th, 2013 Can you get health care through your computer? Not yet, but the 1972nd Combat Operational Stress Control Detachment recently used their computers to dramatically increase their services to warriors in Afghanistan. Read more... The 1972nd COSC, an Army Reserve unit at the Coby Schwab Reserve Center on JBLM, returned from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in January.

Resilience Mobile App for Military Health Care Providers

Resilience Mobile App for Military Health Care Providers-Yahoo!News

..JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military health care providers now have a mobile application to help keep them productive and emotionally healthy as they cope with burnout and compassion fatigue.

PR Newswire – Wed, Mar 27, 2013
The Provider Resilience app, from the Defense Department's National Center for Telehealth and Technology also known as T2, is the first mobile application for health care professionals to build resilience for the stress in their lives.

T2 Psychologists Contribute to Telemental Health Practice Guide

Contributions By T2 Psychologists: Greg Kramer, Matt Mishkind & David Luxton

Telemental Health: Clinical, Technical, and Administrative Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice

Publication Date: October 4, 2012 | ISBN-10: 0124160484 | ISBN-13: 978-0124160484 | Edition: 1

Caring for Wounded Warrior Hearts

Service Member getting Blood Pressure Reading

With February designated as American Heart Health Month, it's a good time for everyone, including wounded warriors, to evaluate their heart health.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing National Center for Health Statistics data, reports that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The report also states that in 2008 heart disease caused the death of more than 616,000 and it caused almost 25 percent of all deaths, almost one in every four, in the U.S.

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