HIT Infrastructure: USAF Develops Smartphone System to Help Medics Care for Wounded

“The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is developing a smartphone system to help medics in the field improve care for wounded personnel.”

“The system, the Battlefield Assisted Trauma Distributed Observation Kit (BATDOK), is currently under user evaluations by several units, including Air Force Pararescuemen and Army Rangers, to document medical treatment at the point of injury…”

“The system has an open architecture, enabling the software to be easily updated. The system can adapt to changing needs and demands and integrate with electronic health record systems and patient monitoring sensors as they come into use…” Read the full article here.

Source: USAF Develops Smartphone System to Help Medics Care for Wounded – By Fred Donovan, June 13, 2019. HIT Infrastructure.

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