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Department of Defense

Mental Health Evaluations For Those Joining The Military

Currently I am employed as a Mental Health Techinician in the USAF. It has become apparent to me that there are quite a few members who have seemed to slip through the cracks and end up having mental breakdowns or have disorders before joining the military. The psychological "screening" that is in place right now is not as efficient as it could be. A great deal of money is spent training individuals, and even more so... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

Patient have difficulty understanding, remembering, and following technical, confusing medication instructions, and so may miss, double up on, or otherwise miss-take medications. When patients fail to improve as expected, clinicians may unnecessarily increase, duplicate, or change medications. Resultant poor patient health and avoidable, prolonged, more complicated hospital admissions lead to poor health outcomes and... more »

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