7 Health Technologies Developed For Veterans

Staff Writer | FierceHealthIT | April 3, 2013

Technology has always played a big part in providing and improving healthcare for U.S. soldiers, both at home and abroad. For instance, the Blue Button, launched in 2010, initially was designed as a means for veterans to easily access and download their health information to use, as necessary. The technology, which since has been made available to non-veteran patients, as well, continues to evolve, with registration reaching one million patients last summer.

Additionally, U.S. Army medics at Fort Dix, N.J., recently trained using new hand-held technologies and tactical 4G networks. [...]