• USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.

  • AF keeps a pulse on advancing en route patient monitoring

    Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are evaluating prototype noise-immune stethoscope technologies to assess their ability to function in dynamic high-noise environments on aircraft.

  • Battlespace acoustics branch protects hearing, human performance

    Researchers from the Warfighter Interface Division, Battlespace Acoustics Branch, part of the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, focus on protecting Airmen’s hearing by studying existing devices used during various tasks and noise environments, and develop new

  • Lighter, leaner, lifesaving: AF tests wearable medical tech

    Wearable medical technology is helping the Air Force bring advanced deployed medical capabilities further forward on the battlefield.Researchers from the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are advancing wearable medical technology to offer new types of care in

  • Airman’s project receives top honor for improving patient care

    Evidence-based practice is an approach to improve a process for patient care based on current data and practices. After observing a procedure the nurses and medical technicians provided patients at the 88th Medical Group, one Airman’s curiosity has earned her recognition for improving patient care.

  • Job shadow program inspires next generation of innovators

    Local junior and senior high school students amassed on Wright-Patt, Oct. 27, to get a firsthand look at their possible future. Since 1999, Wright-Patt has held organized Job Shadow Days pairing students with mentors from the base.