Preventable injuries can never be identified without some type of injury surveillance.
Once preventable injuries are identified, a unit must be willing to enact and enforce corrective policies and procedures.
- Army public health experts routinely analyze rates and types of Soldiers' injuries through the monitoring of injuries in their electronic medical records (EHRs).
- Army injury surveillance products include:
Injury surveillance sets the basis for focused investigations, evidence-based recommendations, and best practice guidance. See Army Injury Prevention products.