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Air Force Medical Support Agency(AFMSA/SG9) Modernization Directorate Research/Development and Innovations

Solicitation Number: BAA-11-03-HPW
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Force Material Command
Location: AFRL/RQK - WPAFB
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This is a 5-year, 2-step, open-ended Broad Agency Announcement to solicit white papers. The Air Force Medical Support Agency (AFMSA)/Modernization Directorate is soliciting white papers for research in the five following medical modernization areas:

Force Health Protection - Focus is on prevention of injury and illness and the early recognition or detection of emerging threats. Key areas include: Bio-Surveillance; Bio agents of military relevance/Infectious Disease surveillance and identification; Occupational Toxicology, emerging threats (pandemic response, other environmental threats); and protective countermeasures.

Enroute Care - Focus is on continuum of care during transport of patients from point of injury to point of definitive care. Key areas include: Aeromedical Evacuation; Patient Staging; Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT); Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC); and Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC).

Operational Medicine - Focus is on definitive patient care/treatment in-garrison. Key focus areas include: clinical medicine enhancements; personalized diagnosis and treatment; traumatic brain injury; psychological health/post traumatic stress disorder; regenerative medicine; clinical patient safety; autism; and definitive care.

Expeditionary Medicine/In Garrison - Focus is on improving expeditionary medical care during contingency operations including medical countermeasures against combat and operational stressors to maximize warrior health, performance and well-being. Key focus areas include: expeditionary logistics enhancements and requirements (energy, supplies and materials) miniaturization to reduce logistics footprint; critical humanitarian/disaster relief equipment/material sets identification; deployed combat casualty care optimization and improvements in methods and techniques of remote monitoring and triage systems; Field identification, diagnosis and treatment of emerging threat Directed Energy Weapons (DEW)) injuries; infectious disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment in austere environments.

Human Performance: Focus is on operational human performance in aerospace environments - fit and healthy force; performance sustainment; occupational standards/selection; environmental and occupational health; environmental and metabolic stressors; nutrition; diagnosis of cognitive performance degradation, and applied countermeasures; assessment of cognitive demands in complex aerospace environments; fatigue management; sensory protection and sustainment (audio, tactile, visual); vision enhancement; medical team performance; medical modeling and simulation; and medical currency and competency.

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Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

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Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
Posted Date:
July 18, 2011
BAA-11-03-HPW.doc (231.00 Kb)
Description: Full Solicitation
Description: Quad Chart Guidance
Bldg 167, Area B, 2310 8th Street
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433-7801
United States
Kimberly Rhoads,
Contract Negotiator
Phone: (937) 656-9763
Nicholas J Voiles,
Contracting Officer
Phone: (937) 656-9808