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Military Hospitals and Clinics

Military hospitals and clinics are the core of the Military Health System. They are located on military bases and posts around the world. Military hospitals and clinics are also referred to as Direct CareDirect care refers to military hospitals and clinics, also known as “military treatment facilities” and “MTFs.”direct care, military treatment facilities or MTFs.

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Lung cancer screening saves lives

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11/17/2016
A patient at Naval Hospital Pensacola prepares to have a low-dose computed tomography test done to screen for lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women. Early detection can lower the risk of dying from this disease. (U.S. Navy photo by Jason Bortz)

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women

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PA students now get hands-on experience at BAMC

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11/10/2016
Air Force Officer Candidate Brandy Williams talks with Jimmie Locke during his appointment in the Internal Medicine clinic. Williams is a Physician Assistant student in Phase 2 of the Interservice Physician Assistant Program at Brooke Army Medical Center. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Shields)

Brooke Army Medical Center recently partnered with the Army Medical Department Center and School to become a Phase 2 site for the Interservice Physician Assistant Program

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Bagram’s mass casualty exercise streamlines care

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11/9/2016
A medical response team triages a patient in “Warrior’s Way” at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, during a mass casualty exercise. More than a dozen patients were treated at the hospital after a simulated improvised explosive device attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

The purpose of the drill was to create a realistic scenario of an incident that may happen on their tour and run through how each team would handle their roles

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Madigan sleep service nationally recognized

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11/8/2016
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Bobby M. Scharton, a platoon sergeant with 17th Fires Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, lies down as Christopher Taylor, a sleep technician with Madigan Army Medical Center, checks sensor connections during a sleep study at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Sleep technicians connect 26 sensors to patients that measure eye and muscle movements, brain activity, heart rate and breathing. (U.S. Army photo)

Madigan Army Medical Center earned national recognition for the excellent care provided in its sleep service clinic

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The future of intensive care: Tele-ICU

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11/7/2016
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The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center partners with Veteran Affairs to bring the first Tele-ICU to the Critical Care Unit, improving the quality of patient care

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Eifel Health Consortium: German doctors examine base healthcare

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11/2/2016
Air Force Col. Alfred K. Flowers, Jr., 52nd Medical Group commander, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, greets a group of German doctors on base at the Brick House. Spangdahlem Airmen and their families rely on local doctors for specialty healthcare. The event brought more than 20 German doctors to the base, which allowed them and base medical care providers to discuss respective healthcare capabilities, practices, philosophies, approaches and concerns in an effort to continuously provide trusted care to Spangdahlem families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amanda Currier)

The event marked the first executive-level, healthcare collaboration event of this magnitude at a U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa base

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FBCH Emergency Room

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11/1/2016
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Room (U.S. Army photo by Reese Brown)

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Room (U.S. Army photo by Reese Brown)

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Walter Reed Bethesda terrain park

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11/1/2016
The new terrain park outside of the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center provides another means for Walter Reed Bethesda physical therapists to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients without having to go to specific destinations to do so. (DoD photo by Mark Oswell)

The new terrain park outside of the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center provides another means for Walter Reed Bethesda physical therapists to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients without having to go to specific destinations to do so. (DoD photo by Mark Oswell)

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Belvoir Hospital offers credentialing to outside providers

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11/1/2016
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Room (U.S. Army photo by Reese Brown)

Belvoir Hospital welcomes military medical care providers from non-clinical assignments to practice in the facility

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Traversing obstacles at the new terrain park

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11/1/2016
The new terrain park outside of the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center provides another means for Walter Reed Bethesda physical therapists to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients without having to go to specific destinations to do so. (DoD photo by Mark Oswell)

Physical therapists use the new terrain park to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients

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Air Force's first robotic surgery training course established at Keesler

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10/31/2016
The Keesler Medical Center recently acquired two da Vinci Xis, which are the newest robotic surgical systems available. One surgical robot is set up as part of the Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education to assist surgeons in getting their official robotic surgery credentials. (Courtesy photo)

Keesler Air Force Base surgeons are forging a new path in military medicine by being the first in the Air Force to use one of the most advanced robotic surgery systems available

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EAMC recognized for high surgical quality for second consecutive year

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10/28/2016
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Eisenhower Army Medical Center has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for its safety initiatives and quality of care again

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Military docs using less invasive treatments to fight cancers

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10/27/2016
Army Maj. Nicolas Cahanding with Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, looks at a brain image. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Whetstone)

Interventional oncology, a less invasive way of treating cancers, is part of the Military Health System’s larger effort to eradicate the diseases

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Virtual medicine will be norm in future crises, says health chief

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10/25/2016
In a demonstration of the telehealth process at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, clinical staff nurse Army Lt. Maxx P. Mamula examines mock patient Army Master Sgt. Jason H. Alexander using a digital external ocular camera.

The future battlespace may be contested to such a degree that medevacs may be impossible and field hospitals, much less forward operating bases, may not be located nearby

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Army Medicine fights cancer with advanced treatments

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10/13/2016
Early detection of the breast cancer can provide early treatment for the service member and or their beneficiaries. For those women diagnosed with localized (Stage 1) breast cancer there is a more than 98 percent probability that they will survive five or more years. (U.S. Air Force photo by L.A. Shively)

Army Medicine is diagnosing and treating service members with cancer using state-of-the-art techniques and tools that many civilian hospitals can't provide

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