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Indiana University Aims to Adapt VA Telehealth Network to Treatment of Brain Injuries

Neil Versel | mobihealthnews | June 27, 2012

Researchers from Indiana University Medical Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs will be looking at how to adapt the VA’s extensive telemedicine network to assess and treat veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries. Mobile technologies likely will be a key part of the process. Read More »

IU Scientist to Lead Study on the Use of Telehealth to Assist Veterans with Mild Brain Injury

Press Release | Indiana University | June 26, 2012

An Indiana University researcher has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to develop a new assessment mechanism that will improve long-distance care for military veterans with mild traumatic brain injury. The system will be piloted at five hospitals serving veterans and active-duty soldiers in the South and Midwest, including the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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The Brain Injury Data Project: One Soldier's Story

Rebecca Ruiz | Nextgov | February 6, 2013

"You've been blown up, dude." Those were the first words Corporal Toran Gaal heard upon awaking from a coma in a hospital bed in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Gaal was grateful that his brother, a former Marine, was so blunt... Read More »

US military veterans face inadequate care after returning from war – report

Karen McVeigh | theguardian | March 26, 2013

Study for Congress has 'serious misgivings' about government's treatment of US troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan us military veterans Read More »

VA to Test Brain-injury Telemedicine Program

Andis Robeznieks | | June 28, 2012

The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department will be launching a five-hospital pilot program to study how using telemedicine can improve care for military veterans with concussions or mild traumatic brain injury. Read More »

VA, Indiana University to Study Telehealth Impact on Brain Injuries

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | June 29, 2012

Studying the effectiveness of telehealth for treating veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries is the impetus behind a five-year, $920,000 grant given to an Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine professor by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the school announced this week. Read More »