U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 36th Medical Group learn to use the Military Health System Genesis program at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 12, 2024. MHS Genesis is an advanced electronic health record, that has replaced several legacy systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Allon Lapaix)

MHS GENESIS Deploying in Guam

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Jan. 18, 2024

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Military Health System GENESIS deployed here, Jan. 13th, 2023.MHS GENESIS is...
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The front of the Ehrling Bergquist Medical Clinic at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

MDG announces holiday season family day schedule

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Dec. 18, 2023

The 55th Medical Group recently announced its holiday season family day schedule for the Ehrling Bergquist...
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Sailors from USNMRTC Okinawa enjoys cake the morning of the MHS GENESIS launch.

MHS GENESIS Now Operational in Europe, Pacific

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Dec. 12, 2023

MHS GENESIS, the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, is now operational in the European and...
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Air Force physician chosen to lead military’s largest medical network

Air Force Physician Chosen to Lead Military’s La...

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Oct. 13, 2023

An Air Force physician with over 30 years of service became the first director of the newly designated Defense...
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New COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for 2023-24

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Sep. 18, 2023

This page is being updated based on the Sept. 12, 2023, decision and recommendation by the Centers for Disease...
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NMCP Bell

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Receives Level I...

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Aug. 28, 2023

PORTSMOUTH, Va - PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Aug. 24, 2023) -- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) has been...
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Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Victoria McPhall hands Lt. Laken Koontz an intrauterine device (IUD) at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River. IUDs are one of the many birth control options offered during the clinic’s Walk-in Contraceptive Clinic every Wednesday from 1-2 p.m.

Military Health System: How Ideas Are Adopted to...

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Aug. 24, 2023

New evidence-based practices can improve health care, yet they don’t always get adopted. There are many...
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Defense Health Agency’s 2022 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Douglas Rozelle (center) stands with his team from Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio following their completion of the Medic Rodeo, a grueling four-day event challenging Air Force Medical Services personnel’s physical stamina and combat medical knowledge in 2019 at Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico. Rozelle was a technical sergeant during the competition. (Courtesy Photo)

Senior Noncommissioned Officer of Year Credits T...

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Jul. 17, 2023

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Douglas Rozelle has been “aiming high” since 1983 when his parents, Dana and Larry,...
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June 29, 2021

New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe

A new and increasingly dangerous variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is rapidly sweeping across the globe. This new variant appears to spread faster, cause more severe disease and is more likely to result in hospitalization. Also, younger people appear to be more susceptible to the new strain, known as the Delta variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 29, 2021

PTSD: Seeking out Mental Health Care is the First Step to Wellness

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Service members, family members and veterans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder may repeatedly re-experience their ordeal as nightmares, flashbacks or frightening thoughts, especially when exposed to events that remind them of their original trauma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.

June 29, 2021

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Definitions and Treatment Options

Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, can occur after someone goes through or sees a traumatic event such as combat exposure, sexual or physical abuse, a serious accident, natural disaster or an assault.

June 28, 2021

59th MDW treats transgender service members

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order making it possible for transgender service members to openly serve in the military, which further strengthened the Transgender Health Medical Evaluation Unit at the 59th Medical Wing.

June 28, 2021

PTSD Awareness: Removing the Stigma and Seeking Help

“Even in times of trauma, we try to maintain a sense of normality until we no longer can. That, my friends, is called surviving. Not healing. We never become whole again ... we are survivors. If you are here today... you are a survivor. But those of us who have made it through hell and are still standing? We bare a different name: warriors.” – Lori Goodwin, U.S. Air Force Veteran.

June 28, 2021

EFMP: Stepping it up

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The Exceptional Family Member Program now offers a DD Form 3054 to help the program better serve enrolled families.

June 25, 2021

Goodfellow's SASH Program Leads the Way (with captions)

With the recent addition of Navy students, Goodfellow’s Students Against Sexual Assault and Harassment program, also known as ‘Teal Ropes,’ became the first in the DoD to have joint service participation! SASH is an Air Education and Training Command program that is being considered by other services within their respective training commands.

June 24, 2021

PTSD, What You Should Know

According to the National Center for PTSD-Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD is a mental health issue that one may develop after witnessing or experiencing a life-threatening event such as a natural disaster, combat, sexual assault, or car accident. They also specify that anyone can develop PTSD and at any time in their life after a traumatic event.

June 24, 2021

Whiteman Air Force Base PTSD Awareness Day Graphics [Image 1 of 3]

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a result of an individual witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD Awareness day takes place every year on June 27 in recognition of those who are affected by this disorder.