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  • TBI Experts Cite Patient Involvement, Research As Key to Improved Care

    By Phillip Johnson, DCoE Public Affairs on December 17, 2014

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    A soldier receives a neurologic exam at the Tripler Concussion Clinic in Honolulu. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

    Continuous improvement in treating brain injuries and the variety of complications associated with them is the goal of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), according to a recent presentation made at the AMSUS Society of Federal Health Professionals annual conference in Washington, D.C. The re-evaluation of health systems—particularly by patients—is key to improving care, said Elisabeth Moy Martin, DVBIC research nurse manager.

    “It is very important that we communicate with our patients – what their goals are and what they want to see improved,” Martin said.

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