Elaine Sanchez explores the new MHS GENESIS Patient Portal at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 6, 2021. The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic health record system – known as MHS GENESIS – in January 2022 (Photo by Lori Newman, U.S. Army).

New Electronic Health Records Rollout Will Hit M...

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Jan. 12, 2022

A major milestone for the Defense Health Agency in 2021 was to advance the successful rollout of MHS GENESIS,...
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Navy Lieutenant Daniel Murrish, a Sailor serving aboard Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, donates blood during a blood drive hosted by the Armed Services Blood Program (Photo by Thomas Cieslak)

Blood Needed: Armed Services Blood Program Urges...

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Jan. 12, 2022

The Armed Services Blood Program says donations are down and is encouraging volunteers to step up and donate...
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Army Maj. Cynthia Anderson, chief nursing information officer for General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, oversees the in-processing of trainees into MHS GENESIS, April 24, 2021 (Chad Ashe, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital).

Ask the Doc: What is the Patient Portal and What...

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Jan. 05, 2022

Dear Doc: I have a few friends in the military medical community and I keep hearing them talking about this...
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The supplement business is a multi-billion dollar industry that is not regulated like conventional food and drug products by the Food and Drug Administration. The use of supplements is designed to add further nutritional value to the diet, not act as a meal replacement (Photo by: Airman 1st Class Daniel Brosam, 341st Missile Wing Public Affairs).

Dietary Supplements: Educate Yourself First Befo...

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Dec. 28, 2021

Many military service members love dietary supplements.
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Soldiers from Charlie Company, 2-116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, Idaho Army National Guard, practice combined arms battalion, squad-level infantry movements on the Orchard Combat Training Center, Jan. 20, 2019. The training combined dry-fire rehearsal culminating in a live-fire exercise (Photo by: Thomas Alvarez, Idaho Army National Guard)

Don’t Underestimate Mother Nature: Winter Safety...

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Dec. 23, 2021

Never forget the power of nature and its effects, especially if exploring outdoors during the coldest months...
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Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency (left), and Air Force Maj. Gen Shanna Woyak, Small Market and Stand Alone Military Treatment Facility Organization director (right), unfurl the organization flags during the SSO establishment ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Kelly Field, Texas, Dec. 14 (Photo by Brian Boisvert).

New Small Market and Stand Alone MTF Organizatio...

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Dec. 20, 2021

The Defense Health Agency officially established the Small Market and Stand Alone Military Treatment Facility...
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The San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and the outlying clinics, will transition to MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22, 2022.

Patients can take Steps now to Prepare for MHS G...

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Dec. 09, 2021

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2021) – The San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center,...
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: How to Keep Babies...

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Dec. 02, 2021

More than 1,000 young babies die in their sleep every year in America due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,...
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June 29, 2021

Fireworks, flames and safety

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—The Fourth of July is celebrated annually through traditions such as barbeques, parties and fireworks, however, it is also a prime time for unnecessary injuries.

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