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When the Rays' newborn baby needed life-saving surgery, the Air Force sent an aeromedical evacuation team to sustain and transport him across the ocean within a few hours. The Ray family is now finding ways to pay it forward and support other families. Little Hats, Big Hearts (Video)
When the Rays' newborn baby needed life-saving surgery, the Air Force sent an aeromedical evacuation team to sustain and transport him across the ocean within a few hours. The Ray family is now finding ways to pay it forward and support other families.
0 3/07
2018
Over-the-phone virtual appointments save time and keep you healthier. The Air Force Medical Service expanded access to virtual appointments last year, and others in the Military Health System are using the Air Force model. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Air Force expands virtual appointments
The Air Force Medical Service is eliminating some of the hassle of medical appointments by expanding use of virtual, over-the-phone appointments for patients who do not need to see their provider in person.
0 2/14
2018
The “Trusted Care” badge serves as a reminder for the entire U.S. Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) to provide exemplary patient-centered care at every level. In order to ensure the patient is placed at the center of their care, Trusted Care has teamed up with the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to develop an effective training program. Training is aimed at fostering a culture of safety from front-line providers to senior leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt Jensen Stidham) Strengthening Trusted Care culture in Air Force medicine
On October 26th, 2017, over 130 leaders across various health care organizations gathered to listen to Lt. Col. Christian Lyons and Lt. Col. Michael Fea speak on Trusted Care’s aim of positioning the Air Force Medical Service as a high reliability organization.
0 1/30
2018
TRICARE is changing. Are you ready? Take command: Urgent care now easier to access
As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year.
0 1/24
2018
On Aug. 17-18, the 375th Medical Support Squadron conducted their quarterly In-Place Patient Decontamination training. The purpose of the training is to provide hands-on equipment training for those who may have to decontaminate patients exposed to harmful chemical, biological, or nuclear agents. Medics maintain readiness through patient decon exercise
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill -- The 375th Medical Support Squadron executed their quarterly In-Place
0 8/23
2017
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement began July 31, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson) New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice
0 7/19
2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news
0 7/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Scott recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month
Since 1949, May has been observed as National Mental Health Awareness Month, an opportunity to bring
0 5/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo 4N’s can now apply for licensure
For decades the Air Force has trained medical technicians to practical nurse levels, but has not
0 5/24
2017
The 375th Security Forces Squadron work with the 375th Medical Group for an active shoort exercise. Medical group teams applied moulage to "victims" before the exercise started and placed them around the Scott Event Center before the exercise started. The exercise helped security forces personnel identify any short falls or limiting factors in respone capabilities and gave them a chance to test and train new tactics and procedues. It also afforded security forces the opportunity to train with the other first responders (fire department and medical) to ensure they can work cohesivley to neutralize the threat, secure the scene and treat victims and casualties as soon as possible. The overall goal is to be prepared to respond efficienty and effectively to minimize the loss of life in the event of an active shooter.(U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman Tristin English) Security Forces partner with medics for active shooter exercise
The 375th Security Forces Squadron work with the 375th Medical Group for an active shoort exercise.
0 2/08
2017
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