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US Army Updates Medical Communications App For Availability via iPhone, iPad & Android Devices

The US Army is adopting mHealth applications and technology at a rapid pace, most likely because mobile health concepts and applications are vital in areas that require remote access, rapid deployment and advanced medical tools delivered to mobile devices — as is the case for the US Army.

The US Army’s Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) is a central application that integrates, fields and supports a comprehensive medical information system, enabling lifelong electronic medical records, streamlined medical logistics and enhanced situational awareness for Army operational forces.  The system was previously only available as a PDF on special computers connected to the Army Knowledge Online network.  Now, the updated app allows for clinical documentation, review of patient data, access to reference and decision support tools, and more, all from devices running Android or iOS — including iPhones and iPads.

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