Dec. 2, 2021
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: How to Keep Babies Safe While Sleeping
More than 1,000 young babies die in their sleep every year in America due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS.
It’s a terrifying thought for parents – the unexplained death of a seemingly healthy child less than a year old. The exact cause of SIDS remains unclear; doctors have been unable to fully explain the cause despite years of research.
Puget Sound Market Stands Up with Integration in Mind
MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, M.D., director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and the new Puget Sound Market director, Col. Jonathan C. Taylor, M.D., hosted a ceremony at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., ushering in the new Puget Sound Market within the nationwide Military Health System (MHS).
Nov. 24, 2021
How Health Care for New Mothers is Improving Across the MHS
For years the Military Health System has provided new mothers with high-quality care that consistently tops the civilian health care sector.
Nov. 22, 2021
Local Military Medical Units Combine into Medical Market
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
The new organization is the Florida Panhandle Market.
Nov. 5, 2021
Defense Logistics Agency Ships Vaccines for Children Overseas
The Defense Logistics Agency is receiving, packing and shipping pediatric doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine overseas for children, ages 5 to 11, of Defense Department personnel.
Oct. 21, 2021
Hawaii Market Strengthens DoD’s Medical Readiness, Promises Better Patient Experience
Dr. Brian Lein, assistant director for health care administration for the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and the new Hawaii market director, Col. Martin Doperak, hosted a ceremony at Tripler Army Medical Center on October 20, 2021, ushering in the new Military Health System market.
Oct. 15, 2021
Flu Shots are Available Now And Are More Important than Ever
It's time to get your influenza shot.
Navy surgical teams first to participate in Army’s Strategic Trauma Readiness Center (STaRC) training
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – Fleet Surgical Teams Two and Four made recent medical history, becoming the Navy’s first FSTs to complete the Army’s rigorous Strategic Trauma Readiness Center of San Antonio’s (STaRC) trauma readiness training course.Funded by Commander, Surface Forces Atlantic, members from the two Navy surgical.
Oct. 6, 2021
MHS GENESIS: New Electronic Health Record Coming Soon to the San Antonio Market
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Oct. 5, 2021) The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic health record system – known as MHS GENESIS – in January 2022.
Oct. 3, 2021
442 FW Services Senior NCO Serves up myFitness Tips and Tricks for AFRC
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo.-- Senior Master Sgt. Jason Billingsley, the superintendent of the 442d Sustainment Services Flight, led a virtual training about myFitness for Air Force Reserve Command’s services Airmen, Oct. 3, 2021.