Despite the massive electronic health record systems used by the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments, neither department tracks the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine.
Major depression can be challenging to treat, in part because so much depends on what happens after the patient leaves the doctor or therapist's office. Researchers at Northwestern University are
The Department of Veterans Affairs has created a new smartphone app called PTSD Coach to help treat post-traumatic stress disorder. Developed in partnership with the Department of Defense, the new
The VA has begun a national initiative using data from its EMR to study how well various treatments work for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus