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  1. 1. Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO The military medical community within NATO and its multinational challenges Col Wynand Korterink (NLD-A) COMEDS Liaison Officer NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium +32-2-707 9862 korterink.wynand@hq.nato.int
  2. 2. UNCLASSIFIED
  3. 3. What is NATO What is COMEDS What are the challenges UNCLASSIFIED
  4. 4. The global village
  5. 5. Unclassified
  6. 6. UNCLASSIFIED
  7. 7. What is NATO NAC Military Committee Research and Technology Agency ACT ACO IMS med med Civil Emergency Planning med HFM Public health COMEDS NATO Standardisation Agency CIOMRReserve officers UNCLASSIFIED NATO EAPC/UNCLASSIFIED
  8. 8. COMEDS Organization 01-01- 2010 MILITARY COMMITTEE COMEDS Military Medical Steering Group Working Groups Force Health Force Health Protection Protection Mil. Health Mil. Health Care Care MT Expert Panels EM Structures Structures Operations Operations Procedures Procedures FWSVS DS Medical Medical CBRN CBRN MedCIS MMMP MMH MedN BIOMEDAC Medical Medical Standardization Standardization SGPME MedInt
  9. 9. http://nsa.nato.int NATO EAPC/UNCLASSIFIED
  10. 10. NATO EAPC/UNCLASSIFIED
  11. 11. Operational Overview NATO Operationsoverview KFOR Balkans Defense Reform Air Policing Support to EU Op Althea Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOR NATO Support to the African Union NATO Training Mission Iraq ISAF Operation OCEAN SHIELD 12
  12. 12. Chinese ship Peace of Arc (?) Arc Chinese hospital ship Peace 13
  13. 13. CHALLENGES -1 • Compatibility of equipment • Interoperability of medical support structures (material as well as medical personnel) • Acceptability of procedures and quality and standards of medical care available, • Credentialing and certification • Doctrine • Communication (language, culture) • Information exchange • Medical Intelligence UNCLASSIFIED
  14. 14. Info Exchange Issues • Security – Current NATO standards – Network Enabled Capabilities will influence future requirements • Confidentiality of patient info – Differing national standards • De-identification of data – Track med info using minimal personal info – Reporting by one nation, retrieving by another UNCLASSIFIED
  15. 15. CHALLENGES -2 • Increasing effectiveness: integration of medical assets • Optimisation of the use of medical resources through coordination, combined purchasing • Mitigation of Medical Shortfalls • Shift from whole national treatment facilities to combined capabilities in a Multinational treatment facility, and capabilities based modular approach UNCLASSIFIED
  16. 16. CHALLENGES -3 • Recruitment and retention of medical personnel UNCLASSIFIED
  17. 17. Medical Multinationality and Interaction with Ios and NGOs • UNCLASSIFIED
  18. 18. Committee of the Chiefs of Military Medical Services in NATO Col Wynand Korterink COMEDS Liaison Officer NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium +32-2-707 9862 korterink.wynand@hq.nato.int

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