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United Way of Lancaster County
Description of Service
The designated expert on traumatic brain injury (TBI) for the Department of Defense and the Veteran's Administration. Provides advanced TBI care at 19 facilities across the USA and Germany and coordinates care amongst multiple health systems to ensure that all active duty military and veteran patients with TBI receive appropriate screening, evaluation, treatment and follow up care. Any service member or veteran with a traumatic brain injury who is covered by TRICARE or Veterans Affairs benefits may be referred to DVBIC. Self referrals are also accepted.
Conducts clinical research on optimal care and treatment of individuals with TBI and ensures that current research findings are translated into clinical practice.
Develops educational materials and programming for the prevention, assessment and treatment of TBI.