Keeping A Level Playing Field in Patient Care On a Global Scale

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With service members and their families being stationed all over the world it can be critical that they receive the same high level of care they would come to expect in the United States no matter where they may be living at the time.

With service members and their families being stationed all over the world it can be critical that they receive the same high level of care they would come to expect in the United States no matter where they may be living at the time.

Lt. Colonel Sarah Vick of the 87th Medical Group at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst discussed some of the steps being taken to ensure this is the case during a recent interview with MD Magazine.

The life of a service member can mean being stationed all over the world. With medical services not being equal in all places the United States Air Force has the Exceptional Family Medical Program to alleviate some of these concerns.

Whether they are an active member of the military, a reservist, or a veteran, civilian doctors need to consider several factors when treating this particular patient population.

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