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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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Aug. 16, 2022

Walk-in clinic aids service members with musculoskeletal injuries

The Brooke Army Medical Center Musculoskeletal Integrated Practice Unit, located in the Capt. Jennifer M. Moreno Clinic (second floor), offers walk-in services to active duty, permanent party service members with acute injuries Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Aug. 10, 2022

New Army policy better enables victims to report sexual assault

A new policy recently implemented by the Army is designed to help remove possible barriers that may prevent Soldiers from reporting sexual assault. Army Directive 2022-10, Safe-to-Report for Victims of Sexual Assault, provides sexual assault victims certain protections from disciplinary action for minor collateral misconduct that may be associated with the sexual assault incident.

Aug. 8, 2022

What You Need to Know About Monkeypox

The infectious viral disease monkeypox is slowly spreading around the world, including the United States. On August 4, the United States formally declared it a public health emergency.

Aug. 5, 2022

Ask the Doc: Can I Develop Sudden Food Allergies?

Dear Doc: I was at a picnic over the weekend where there were lots of different kinds of foods. Being adventurous, I tried a bit of everything.

Aug. 2, 2022

DOD Officials: Women’s Health Care Unchanged by Supreme Court Decision

Women’s Health Care Unchanged by Supreme Court Decision.

July 29, 2022

Army hearing readiness appointments available on MHS GENESIS

Annual hearing readiness appointments can now be scheduled online via the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal.

July 28, 2022

Monkeypox declared public health emergency: What Airmen and Guardians need to know

The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency on July 23.

July 22, 2022

New 988 Number for Mental Health Emergencies

Effective 16 July 2022, “988” will serve as the new direct dial number for the National Suicide Prevention Helpline. The number will be available for use at national, state, and local levels.

July 18, 2022

San Antonio Market celebrates first anniversary as a unified healthcare system

The San Antonio Market will celebrate its one-year anniversary as a unified military healthcare system this week. San Antonio’s military treatment facilities officially united as a market with the Defense Health Agency during a ceremony at Brooke Army Medical Center on July 16, 2021.

June 27, 2022

Ask the Doc: Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion -- What's the Difference?

Dear Doc: During a recent run in the hot weather, I started to feel dizzy and got a headache. Could this be heat exhaustion or heat stroke? Can you please explain the difference between the two so that my buddies and I can learn ways to prevent heat-related injuries in the hot weather?