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Jan. 22, 2022
San Antonio Market Successfully Launches MHS GENESIS
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2022) – After months of training and preparation, the San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, went live with MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22.
Jan. 21, 2022
Medical Leaders Address COVID-19 Concerns During Family Forum
The sheer volume of COVID-19 infections makes the virus and its variants a real challenge, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a Blue Star Families forum in a virus update yesterday.
Jan. 12, 2022
New Electronic Health Records Rollout Will Hit Major Milestone in 2022
A major milestone for the Defense Health Agency in 2021 was to advance the successful rollout of MHS GENESIS, the new electronic health record system deploying to military medical treatment facilities around the world.
Blood Needed: Armed Services Blood Program Urges Donors to Step Up
The Armed Services Blood Program says donations are down and is encouraging volunteers to step up and donate blood to replenish the supply.
Jan. 5, 2022
Ask the Doc: What is the Patient Portal and What Does it Mean to Me?
Dear Doc: I have a few friends in the military medical community and I keep hearing them talking about this "MHS GENESIS Patient Portal" thing and how much easier it's going to make their job.
Dec. 28, 2021
Dietary Supplements: Educate Yourself First Before Trying Them
Many military service members love dietary supplements.
Dec. 23, 2021
Don’t Underestimate Mother Nature: Winter Safety Tips for Cold Weather
Never forget the power of nature and its effects, especially if exploring outdoors during the coldest months of the year.
Dec. 20, 2021
New Small Market and Stand Alone MTF Organization Marks Big Milestone
The Defense Health Agency officially established the Small Market and Stand Alone Military Treatment Facility Organization, or SSO, during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Kelly Field, Texas on Dec. 14.
Dec. 9, 2021
Patients can take Steps now to Prepare for MHS GENESIS ‘Go Live’
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2021) – 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.
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.