Military Medical Research

Military Medical Research

Military Medical Research

EMS provides essential medical care and helps develop the most innovative medical technologies that transcend all domains of Military Medicine.  As a Life Sciences company, we have developed very deep core capabilities that allows us reach our customers’ crucial needs both in research and operations.

USAF 59th Medical Wing – Science & Technology – Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX 

EMS is honored to provide Professional/Technical in support of the 59th’s mission of conducting clinical studies and translational research to enhance performance, protect the force, advance medical care and capabilities across the global health system and train future medical leaders.

It is through these efforts that EMS aids in Growing Medical Leaders, Driving Innovations in Patient Care and Readiness.

Active Programs that EMS supports include:

  • Trauma & Clinical Care Research Program
  • Clinical Investigations & Research Support
  • Diagnostics & Therapeutics Program
  • Center for Advanced Molecular Detection
  • Nursing Research
  • Air Force Post Graduate Dental School & Clinic
  • Dental Research

EMS was recently awarded 10 yr/$250M contract from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) W81XWH-16-R-0024 to provide Research Activities Support Services (RASS) to the US Army.

Army Medical Research

Through this vehicle, EMS can provide professional/technical support to a wide array of military health and medicine research programs to the following organizations: 

Institute of Surgical Research

 

 

   

 The Institute of Surgical Research’s (USAISR) mission is to provide combat casualty care medical solutions and products for wounded warriors, from self-aid through definitive care across the full spectrum of military operations. EMS supports three unique missions for the USAIR:

  • To provide requirement driven innovations in combat casualty care advance medical care for injured services members
  • As the only Burn Center in the DoD that provides state of the art burn, trauma and critical care to injured war fighters and DoD beneficiaries around the world
  • Through the Joint Trauma System, provide a performance improvement system dedicated to ensuring that medical care is organized according to the needs of the patient.

 

 

 

US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense

  

EMS supports the Army’s Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense centers in developing and maintaining an operational plan containing essential program/project planning information for use by:
• Executive management
• Analyzing program/project progress
• Identifying and resolving issues
• Accounting for resources

 

This area also includes planning and conducting life-cycle management reviews that include:
• Impact assessments
• Management planning support for analyzing, developing and updating policy and planning documents.
• Providing best-in-class administrative, budgetary, manpower, logistical, audio-visual, Operations, Security & Training and library support services.

 

Army Public Health Center

  

EMS supports the Army’s Public Health Center’s (APHC) Technical Directorate’s mission to promote health and prevent disease, injury, and disability of soldiers and military retirees, their families, and the Department of the Army civilian employees; and assure effective execution of full spectrum veterinary service for Army and Department of Defense Veterinary missions. EMS will provide APHC with mission required subject matter experts to supplement and enhance the existing workforce with training and operational support in the following areas:

• Health Promotion
• Clinical Public Health and Epidemiology
• Animal Health and Food Protection
• Workplace Hazard Assessment and Control
• Environmental Health
• Laboratory Sciences
• Toxicology and Public Health Information

The vision of the APHC is to be a world-class provider of public health services across DA and DoD. The APHC’s institutional and operational missions encompasses measures to protect, promote, improve, or conserve the mental and physical well-being of Soldiers, DA Civilians, Family, Military Working Dogs and other animals.

DoD/VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence

 

 

Program Management Support Services

EMS will provide programmatic support to the DoD/VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (EACE) executive element in the areas of human resource support, agreements management, logistics management, support budget analysis, contract management, facilities, and infrastructure management, event coordination, and knowledge management software content management.

• Clinical Research Management and Administrative Support
Management and administrative support to the Research and Surveillance Division encompasses: bio-statistical support, grant proposal development, scientific review capability, scientific writing/editing, Subject Matter Experts (SME) in outcome measurement, rehabilitation sciences, quality of life assessment, prosthetic and orthotic advancements, development of surveillance capability, secondary health issues and long-term comorbidities, functional limb loss, and medical-surgical innovations, Human Subject Research Protection program support, and research/academic collaboration development.

• Informatics Program Support
Capability for assisting the EACE Clinical Informatics and Technology Division in coordinating and executing information technology project activities.

• Clinical Affairs Support
Assist with identifying and evaluating alternative solutions to communicating, treating, understanding, complex extremity trauma and limb loss issues, including but not limited to the use of telehealth, telemedicine and other modalities. Work with the appropriate Government offices that operate these programs to leverage that expertise for the EACE needs.

• Global Outreach
Identifying, developing and maintaining fruitful national and international collaborations and partnerships. Such partnerships will benefit all domains of the EACE. International partnerships will involve partner nation extremity trauma and amputation care capability assessments, training and program development support. National partnerships will span federal, academic, and industry realms.

 

DoD Hearing Center of Excellence

 

 

The Department of Defense established the Hearing Center of Excellence, or HCE, to focus on the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of hearing loss and auditory injury. HCE was legislated by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act and directed to partner with the Department of Veterans Affairs, or VA, institutions of higher education, and other mission-minded public and private organizations. EMS will support the HCE’s primary responsibilities that include:

  • Developing a data registry to track hearing loss and auditory injuries across the Armed Forces, and sharing the registry data with the VA

  • Encouraging and facilitating hearing health research

  • Developing best practices and clinical education, and

  • Ensuring the coordination and delivery of VA rehabilitation benefits and services to former Service members

 

Defense Health Agency

 
EMS provides senior level expertise to support the Defense Health Agency (DHA).
 
The DHA is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime.
 
EMS helps the DHA lead the Military Health System integrated system of readiness and health to deliver:
  • Implementing shared services with common measurement of outcomes
  • Enabling rapid adoption of proven practices, helping reduce unwanted variation and improving the coordination of care across time and treatment venues
  • Exercising management responsibility for joint shared services and the TRICARE Health Plan
  • Act as the market manager for the National Capital Region (NCR) enhanced Multi-Service Market, which includes Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH). 
 
Some of the DHA Programs that EMS currently supports include:
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

 

EMS provides senior management to U.S. Army’s Medical Command (MEDCOM) Behavior Health Service Line (BHSL) under the Office of the Surgeon General’s Behavioral Health Division (BHD) to implement a standardized system of care to identify, prevent, treat and track behavioral health (BH) issues affecting soldiers and beneficiaries.

 

G-3/5/7 AND THE INTEGRATED DISABILITY EVALUATION SYSTEM ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND

 

EMS currently provides strategic, operational and tactical analysis, planning, programming, and implementation of solutions support to the US Army’s Medical Command G-3/5/7 and the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) Service Line (SL). This contract also supports the Medical Evaluation Board Tracking Office (MEBTO) and G-37, Medical Readiness Division and the execution of the Medically Not Ready Line of Effort (LOE). The MEDCOM IDES SL is responsible for a coordinated, synchronized and integrated comprehensive program to support the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN), the medical readiness of the Army with specific focus on medical board process timing, timeliness, capability and capacity expansion, policy development, training, etc., in consultation and coordination with the U.S. Army G-1, Disability Evaluation System (DES) program and the Veterans Administration.