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  • Keesler renovates cardiac cath lab to provide better, safer care

    The Keesler Cardiology Pulmonary Clinic had a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newly renovated cardiac catheterization laboratory, Nov. 15. In an approximately 10-month-process, the lab was upgraded with an entire suite of technology to provide better and safer care for patients as well as the surgical team.
  • Airman pursues dream to become doctor, earns full scholarship

    An 81st Medical Operations Squadron Airman is pursuing her dream of becoming a physician and was recently awarded a full ride scholarship to medical school. Tech. Sgt. Juliet Corcillo, 81st MDOS Emergency Department NCO in charge, will begin her first day of medical school July 6 with a four-year scholarship from the Air Force’s Health Professions Scholarship Program.
  • Keesler medics implant Air Force’s 1st Micra Pacemaker

    The Keesler Medical Center became the first Air Force hospital to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with bradycardia April 13.Bradycardia is a condition characterized by a slow or irregular heart rhythm, usually fewer than 60 beats per minute. At this rate, the heart is unable to pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body during
  • 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