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New DAF Mental Health Overview clarifies mental ...

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Apr. 11, 2024

The overview guide contains seven brief chapters that debunk common mental health assumptions, differentiate...
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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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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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July 17, 2023

Department of Defense Stateside Deployment of MHS GENESIS Complete

Deployment of MHS GENESIS, the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, is complete at military hospitals and clinics in the continental United States, and now sights are set on transitioning overseas this fall.

June 30, 2023

How to minimize service member, family stress during PCS season

For many service members, the general rotation for a permanent change of station is every two to four years. Regardless of how many times a military family has moved, each move varies and each family member responds differently to the transition. The process of relocating during the PCS season can induce stress in response to changes to living arrangements, employment, schools, routines, social activities and new support networks.

June 8, 2023

No Change to Labor and Delivery Care at Naval Hospital Okinawa

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) strives to provide safe and high-quality care at all military hospitals and clinic across the globe.

June 5, 2023

Peterson Area Dental Laboratory hosts dental symposium

More than 150 dental professionals from across the Department of Defense participated in the 2023 Area Dental Laboratory Symposium May 23-25 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

March 10, 2023

Tidewater Market Saves by Integrating and Optimizing Pathology Services

In a Defense Health Agency Market that serves more than 390,000 beneficiaries, U.S. Navy Capt. Stacie Milavec is the subject matter expert on all matters concerning clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services. Her work to establish a laboratory/pathology collaboration in the Tidewater Market, in southeast Virginia, streamlined efficiencies, cut costs, and created an unprecedented partnership across military hospitals and clinics in the region.

March 7, 2023

Walter Reed Audiology and Speech Pathology Center Focuses on Improving Quality of Life for MHS beneficiaries

World Hearing Day is observed annually on March 3 and this year’s theme was “Ear and Hearing Care for All.”

Jan. 31, 2023

New text service offers military healthcare updates, information

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

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.