Teich, J., Wagner, M., Mackenzie, C., and Schafer, K. (2002). The Informatics Response in Disaster, Terrorism, and War. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 9(2):97-104.
The authors provide an overview on three threats (bioterrorism, mass-casualty events, and the delivery of optimal health care to remote military field sites), and the associated demand for collection, analysis, coordination, and dissemination of health data.