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  • Local military medical units combine into medical market

    The 96th Medical Group and Defense Health Agency leadership marked the forming of a new military medical organization during a market establishment ceremony here, Nov. 15.
  • New MOMMC Emergency Department opens to support community, readiness

    Military Health leaders and prominent members of the Las Vegas community came together at Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center’s newly constructed Emergency Room for a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 10, 2021.
  • MHS GENESIS ‘Super Users’ Fuel MTF Transformations

    The rollout of MHS GENESIS, the Military Health System's new electronic health records system, is bringing fundamental changes to military treatment facilities around the world. Among those tech experts helping to bring about the change, at both small clinics and major hospitals, the changeover is often called a "transformation."
  • Air Force dedicated to successful transition of medical facilities to Defense Health Agency

    The Air Force Medical Service remains dedicated to the successful transition of military treatment facilities to the Defense Health Agency, working in partnership with them and sister services.
  • Seven MTFs recognized by ACS for surgical care

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program recently recognized seven military medical treatment facilities for outstanding surgical care in 2019. The Military Health System hospitals were among 89 recognized facilities and 607 total military and civilian hospitals participating in the program.
  • TRICARE revises telehealth policy to respond to COVID-19

    To improve virtual access to health care during COVID-19, TRICARE recently revised its policy on telehealth services. This temporarily allows you access to care more easily during the constraints of the pandemic. These changes will remain for the duration of the stateside public health emergency. They may be in place overseas beyond the U.S. national emergency end date, based on local conditions.
  • Possible military pharmacy changes due to COVID-19

    Do you use a military pharmacy? If so, there may be temporary limitations that result in s decrease in service or closure at your pharmacy due to COVID-19. To maintain patient and personnel safety, you may have to temporarily switch your prescription to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or to a TRICARE retail network pharmacy.
  • DoD to restructure 50 hospitals, clinics to improve readiness

    The Department of Defense today announced plans to restructure 50 military hospitals and clinics to better support wartime readiness of military personnel and to improve clinical training for medical forces who deploy in support of combat operations around the world.
  • Transition Spotlight: Maj. Nicole Ward and Capt. Matthew Muncey (Part 2)

    The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with two Airmen deeply involved with the process of standing up DHA’s new capabilities to manage MTFs, ensuring this process is as smooth as possible for personnel and patients. Maj. Nicole “Nikki” Ward and Capt. Matthew “MC” Muncey are both assigned to the AFMS Transition Cell, helping facilitate the numerous ongoing and evolving transformation activities throughout the AFMS and MHS.
  • Transition Spotlight: Maj. Nicole Ward and Capt. Matthew Muncey (Part 1)

    The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with two Airmen deeply involved with the process of standing up DHA’s new capabilities to manage MTFs, ensuring this process is as smooth as possible for personnel and patients. Maj. Nicole “Nikki” Ward and Capt. Matthew “MC” Muncey are both assigned to the AFMS Transition Cell, helping facilitate the numerous ongoing and evolving transformation activities throughout the AFMS and MHS.
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