U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Public Affairs Office
810 Schreider Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5000
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Deputy Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
For Immediate Release -- June 3, 2009
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center holds demonstration
(Fort Detrick, Md.) - The U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command's Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center invites the community to view the latest and greatest breakthroughs in advanced medical technologies from a variety of TATRC initiatives.
Media are invited to view this special event June 17 at Fort Detrick in the deployable field hospital (off of Sultan Street, across from the Swimming pool). Demonstrations will be held at 9 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m.
Demonstrations will be hands-on and interactive showcasing medical device and electronic health record interoperability, advanced communication technologies, telemedicine, robotics, personalized healthcare, medical logistics, RFID technologies, medical modeling and simulation trainers, and many other exciting medical advances that are ready for deployment to the battlefield or will be deployable in the near future.
The Advanced Medical Technology Expo is designed to increase awareness and facilitate collaborations that promote tri-service healthcare excellence.
Media must RSVP by June 15 by 3:30 p.m. for credentialing.
For more information and to RSVP, call Lori DeBernardis at (301) 619-7927 or Tiffany Holloway.
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command is the Army's medical materiel developer, with lead agency responsibility for medical research, development and acquisition, medical logistics management, medical information management/information technology and medical health facility planning.
The Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center's mission is to execute a congressional special interest program of medical science and engineering technology research that maximizes benefits to military medicine.