Figure 2-1. DA Form 3444 used as a Health Record (concluded).
PREPARATION AND USE OF SF 600
a. General. One copy of SF 600 (Health Record - Chronological Record of
Medical Care) will be placed in the initial Health Record with the identification section
completed as follows : person's name, sex, year of birth, component (do not include
branch), department, grade, organization, and SSN. Identification data is typed or
printed. If printed, permanent black or blue-black ink is used. SF 600 is the
chronological record of outpatient treatment and thus is the basic form of the Health
Record. Entries are made on the SF 600 for various reasons as described in the
following paragraphs ; however, these requirements must be met in all entries:
(1) The entries on SF 600 may be typed but are usually written in ink ; if
written, entries must be legible.
(2) Each entry will show the date and time of visit and the MTF involved.
The date, time, and MTF are rubber stamped when possible. When the patient is
treated by the same MTF, the name of the MTF need not be repeated in every dated