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Air Education and Training Command News

  • Exciting future awaits DOD medicine

    Overall, 5G is still in its infancy and almost all of the initial rollout has been focused on high-speed data for consumers, including fixed wireless access (home and enterprise broadband). However, the most transformational aspects of 5G are yet to come.

  • JBSA experiments with 5G Telemedicine, Medical Training

    In June 2020, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Research & Engineering) named Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) as an experimentation site for 5G augmented reality support for telemedicine and medical training. Although telemedicine is already happening today, it is often inhibited by a lack of

  • Partnerships, COVID-19 are catalysts for enterprise virtual health

    In the pre-COVID-19 world, nearly all health care was delivered in person within brick-and-mortar facilities. Telehealth, referred to in the Defense Department as virtual health or VH, was a promise of the future — a capability whose time had not quite yet arrived.