A DHCC blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.
Intro to Data: Using Big Data in the Military Health System
Intro to Data: Using Big Data in the Military Health SystemMarch 6, 2017
In recent years, the term “big data” has become a popular buzzword, sometimes thrown around to make projects seem more modern and exciting. But what does it really mean?
New Tools for Primary Care Providers: First-line Treatment of Alcohol Misuse
New Tools for Primary Care Providers: First-line Treatment of Alcohol MisuseFebruary 21, 2017
It’s another Monday morning at the clinic. As you turn in the black swivel chair to welcome your first patient of the day, you catch a faint whiff of alcohol. You start by asking what brought him in and go through the standard questions about his health.
Help Your Patients and Yourself Feel Comfortable Talking About Suicide (link is external)
Help Your Patients and Yourself Feel Comfortable Talking About SuicideSeptember 30, 2016
For the past eight years, suicide is among the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Using Psychological Health Data to Inform the Military Health System (link is external)
Using Psychological Health Data to Inform the Military Health SystemJune 2, 2016
The Defense Department operates one of the largest health systems in the country, with nearly 9.4 million beneficiaries. Much of the care delivered within this system occurs in hospitals and clinics run by the department and the military services.
Real Warriors’ Website Supports Psychological Health Care (link is external)
Real Warriors’ Website Supports Psychological Health CareMay 23, 2016
As clinicians, we’re always looking for ways to help our patients learn more about psychological health conditions, how to seek help and how to help others. We urge that early intervention can positively impact their well-being and even their careers.
The views expressed in Clinician's Corner blogs are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Deployment Health Clinical Center or Department of Defense.