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.
Psych Health Evidence Briefs: Providers’ One-Stop-Shop for Treatment Information
Psych Health Evidence Briefs: Providers’ One-Stop-Shop for Treatment InformationMarch 21, 2017
Have you had patients ask about new sensational treatments that have been highlighted in the media or that they heard about from friends? How many of your patients have questioned the effectiveness of their current treatment?
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.
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.