Baby boy asleep on his back in a crib

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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Photo By Ryan Graham | U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, M.D., director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), Command Sgt. Maj. Michael L. Gragg, the senior enlisted leader for the DHA, Command Sgt. Maj. Albert Harris, the senior enlisted advisor for Madigan Army Medical Center and Col. Jonathan C. Taylor, M.D., the new Puget Sound Market director, (left to right) unfurl the flag of the Puget Sound Market in a ceremony to recognize the establishment of the Market on Dec. 1 at Madigan.

Puget Sound Market Stands Up with Integration in...

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Dec. 02, 2021

MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, M.D., director...
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Following a 2021 DHA procedural instruction to standardize clinical care processes and resources to prevent and treat post-partum hemorrhage incidents across the Military Health System, the Women’s Health Clinical Management Team drove a campaign to educate and train care staff and implement a post-partum hemorrhage bundle at 12 military hospitals in two initial waves. (Photo: Jacob Sippel, Naval Hospital Jacksonville/Released)

How Health Care for New Mothers is Improving Acr...

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Nov. 24, 2021

For years the Military Health System has provided new mothers with high-quality care that consistently tops...
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DHA ceremony

Local Military Medical Units Combine into Medica...

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Nov. 22, 2021

The new organization is the Florida Panhandle Market.
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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.

Defense Logistics Agency Ships Vaccines for Chil...

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Nov. 05, 2021

The Defense Logistics Agency is receiving, packing and shipping pediatric doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine...
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Photo By Hugh Fleming | Hawaii Market Director Col. Martin Doperak.

Hawaii Market Strengthens DoD’s Medical Readines...

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Oct. 21, 2021

Dr. Brian Lein, assistant director for health care administration for the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and the...
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Capt. David Adams, commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), receives an influenza vaccine from Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David Manes at CFAS Sept. 29, 2021. Active duty personnel are required to be vaccinated annually prior to the winter flu season (Photo by: Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Ikusebiala).

Flu Shots are Available Now And Are More Importa...

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Oct. 15, 2021

It's time to get your influenza shot.
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OINT 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.

Navy surgical teams first to participate in Army...

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Oct. 15, 2021

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – Fleet Surgical Teams Two and Four made recent medical...
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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.

Dec. 2, 2021

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

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.

Oct. 15, 2021

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.

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