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  • 8th MDG hosts physical therapy class for South Korean AF pilots

    Pilots from the 111th FS participated in the class and learned about exercises that focus on aches and pains associated with flying fighter jets.
  • Medical Airmen work to improve patient care efficiency in Afghanistan

    Medical professionals at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield are working to make positive impacts during their deployment so future patients and providers can benefit.
  • Airmen perform in-flight Transportation Isolation System training

    Joint Base Charleston hosted Air Mobility Command training for aeromedical and infectious disease personnel to better familiarize them with outbreak prevention protocols and procedures, with a focus on Ebola, March 4-6.
  • Deploying mental health care downrange

    Deployed mental health providers play a vital role in delivering medical care downrange, ensuring the health of the warfighter and the mission. Even though service members who deploy are medically ready, both physically and mentally, the rigors of deployment can take a toll.
  • The 59th Medical Wing is first in DoD to earn AAHRPP full accreditation

    The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, an independent, non-profit accrediting body, has welcomed its newest, fully-accredited member – the 59th Medical Wing, located on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • Teaming up to simplify saving lives

    Some might say there’s a formula to providing quality healthcare – A heap of science, a dash of art and a whole lot of practice. As with almost any science or art, having the right tools for the job goes a long way in perfecting one’s craft, and for the 81st Medical Group, their craft is lifesaving.One of the most essential tools for medical
  • Open Enrollment and the Health Insurance Marketplace

    It’s the time of year when people can enroll in or change their health insurance plan. The open enrollment period for HealthCare.gov is November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017 for 2017 coverage.  How does this affect you? Most TRICARE beneficiaries don’t need to worry about open enrollment. However, for beneficiaries who are not eligible for TRICARE
  • Military Health System officials visit Fairchild

    Department of Defense healthcare officials met with 92nd Medical Group leadership to discuss progress of the Military Health System Genesis program Sept. 7, 2016. MHS Genesis is a Department of Defense electronic healthcare record system designed to give military medical professionals improved access to patient health records and provides safe, efficient communication between medical providers.
  • Take charge of your health

    One of the best ways to practice preventive health is to take on a more engaged, active role in your healthcare. According to Col. John Oh, chief of Preventive Medicine for the Air Force Medical Support Agency, patients who better understand their own conditions have more improved outcomes. “They’re less likely to suffer from errors and less likely
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