Delivering Impactful Research and Medical Programs
Program Highlight: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
As prime contractor on the DVBIC program, GD Health provides highly qualified research, policy, analytic, education and healthcare professionals with expertise on traumatic brain injury (TBI) at 23 Army, Navy and VA medical treatment hospitals. As a congressionally-mandated, multi-site program established in 1992, the DVBIC program provides TBI clinical investigation, surveillance, education and clinical care. Through the DVBIC program General Dynamics Health Solutions’ researchers and healthcare professionals:
- Treat and track more than 8,500 TBI patients a year to measure the impact of care on long term health and occupational outcomes
- Conduct 72 different clinical research studies – to include a 15-year congressional directed study
- Educate political leaders, caregivers, clinicians, and the general public to provide and improve evidence-based, best practice TBI care for service members, veterans and their families.
GD Health ensures active duty military, veterans and their families receive evidenced-based, best practice TBI care, while improving the standard of care for the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the nation.
Explore Our Life Sciences Work
From traumatic brain injury and concussion studies, to exposure monitoring and innovative drug treatments, General Dynamics Health Solutions' professional researchers continuously work to improve the lives of service members. Through new and ground-breaking technologies, evidence-based clinical procedures, and knowledge translation and dissemination, our experts provide the latest research to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate patients; educate leaders; and ensure mission success.
Working in inpatient and outpatient clinics, General Dynamics Health Solutions' professionals ensure optimum care for service members and their families. Spanning the Military health System (MHS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), our experts take holistic approach to assessing patient history (e.g., chemical and/or environmental exposure, physical trauma), current assignment and behavioral actors to ensure superior care.
General Dynamics Health Solutions' numerous psychological health professionals treat and track injured services members throughout the military health continuum. Whether affected during operations (e.g., blast exposure, austere environment), combat or training, our healthcare professionals measure the impact of care on a member's long-term health - improving their quality of life.