FORT DETRICK, Md. -- The Army's Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) Product Management Office (PMO) was awarded the 2006 DoD Chief Information Officer Team Award for outstanding achievement in DoD medical communications jobs near me information management based on the spirit and intent of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (Information Technology Management Reform Act) and vision of the DoD CIO.
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Claude M. Bolton Jr., commended MC4 PMO for its impact on deployed service members, deployed medical forces, and combatant commanders supporting Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.
"By equipping our forces with electronic medical recording capabilities, MC4 PMO is providing the Army a distinct advantage on the battlefield like never before," Bolton said. "Every soldier benefits from having MC4 on the battlefield."
In addition to fielding 15,000 systems and training 16,000 deployed medical professionals, MC4 PMO was lauded for introducing medical recording capabilities in Afghanistan for the first time, in addition to immediately deploying to New Orleans in support of Joint Task Force Katrina relief efforts. Weed was recognized for introducing electronic post-deployment health assessment capabilities on the battlefield, in addition to opening MC4's new European Regional Technical Support Site in Miesau, Germany, to support units in the European Command.
"MC4's resourcefulness and flexibility have proven to be a tremendous asset in the ever-changing Army environment," said Kevin Carroll, Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). "MC4's ability to meet new and emerging needs in the combat zone has enabled the capture of 1 million electronic medical records--a number that speaks volumes on its personal and global impact."
MC4 integrates, fields, and supports a medical information management system for Army tactical medical forces, enabling a comprehensive, lifelong electronic medical record for all servicemembers, and enhancing medical situational awareness for operational commanders. Headquartered at Fort Detrick, Md., MC4 is under the oversight of the Army PEO EIS at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Media contact: Ray Steen, Public Affairs, MC4, at firstname.lastname@example.org.