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Jan. 31, 2023
New text service offers military healthcare updates, information
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
The San Antonio Market has launched a text messaging service to keep TRICARE beneficiaries informed about their local military healthcare system.
Jan. 30, 2023
Wright-Patt doctor finds treatment path for military child with rare neurological condition
For the Anderson family, protecting their 8-year-old son, Reeve, has proven to be the fight of his lifetime.
Jan. 26, 2023
JBLE Medical Clinics stand up Walk-in Contraception Clinic
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. —
The 633d Medical Group and McDonald Army Health Center Women’s Health Clinics now offer walk-in contraceptive care, in compliance with the Defense Health Agency mandate, to promote better family planning and enhance readiness capabilities for active-duty women and beneficiaries.
Jan. 23, 2023
Donated Blood Saves Lives
In recognition of National Blood Donor month in January, the Armed Services Blood ProgramOpens ASBP reminds the military community about the importance of donating blood.
Jan. 20, 2023
New Electronic Health Record System Launches for Beneficiaries in Tidewater
PORTSMOUTH, VA, UNITED STATES —
The Military Health System’s new electronic health record system, MHS GENESIS, will deploy for more than 390,000 beneficiaries in the Defense Health Agency’s Tidewater Market on Jan. 21, 2023.
Jan. 10, 2023
Department of the Air Force outlines new Body Composition Program for Airmen, Guardians
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) —
The Department of the Air Force is establishing new Body Composition Program standards for Airmen and Guardians after the abdominal circumference was removed from the Air Force-specific Physical Fitness Assessment in 2020.
Dec. 28, 2022
Women's Health Equity is a Real Focus for DOD, Mullen Says
FALLS CHURCH, Va. —
Health equality for women in service and women beneficiaries is and will remain a top priority for the Department of Defense, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Seileen Mullen made clear during a recent podcast.
Oct. 27, 2022
Air Force SMART program sustains readiness and currency through tailored training
FALLS CHURCH, Va. —
The Air Force’s Sustained Medical and Readiness Trained, or SMART, program has become a dynamic training platform. Through tailored training and multidisciplinary opportunities, Air Force medics retain their currency and are ready for the fight.
Sept. 26, 2022
MHS GENESIS ‘Goes Live’ at Naval Hospital Jacksonville and Branch Health Clinics Jacksonville, Key West and Mayport
JACKSONVILLE, FL, UNITED STATES —
Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville and Naval Branch Health Clinics (NBHC) Jacksonville, Key West and Mayport have officially launched the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS.
Aug. 31, 2022
Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for 12 to 17 Year-Olds
Adolescents ages 12 to 17 can now receive the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, the fourth vaccine to be authorized for the prevention of coronavirus.