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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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Walter Reed announces pilot program as part of Organ Summit

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6/14/2016
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Kidney paired donation is a transplant option for candidates who have a living donor who is medically able, but cannot donate a kidney to their intended candidate because they are incompatible

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Keeping the mission going, one prescription at a time

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6/13/2016
Air Force Senior Airman Latoya Kirven, 455th Expeditionary Medical Group pharmacy technician, makes an intravenous medication for patients within the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

Dedicated pharmaceutical professionals are a centerpiece to the healthcare environment

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Reclaiming your life is purpose of PTSD program

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6/8/2016
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Brooke Army Medical Center’s Intensive Outpatient Program for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder program launched two years ago to offer short-term, focused care to service members with PTSD

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Craig Joint Theater Hospital conducts mass casualty exercise

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5/26/2016
Air Force and Army teams conducted a mass casualty exercise at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 21, 2016. The airmen are assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron and the soldiers are assigned to the "Dustoff" Medical Evacuation Unit. The exercises prepare first responders to react to an accident or emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)

In a joint effort between U.S. Air Force, Army and coalition partners, the medical staff was able to test the response and capabilities to handle large amounts of injured patients

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William Beaumont Army Medical Center first DoD hospital to use new stent graft

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5/11/2016
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William Beaumont Army Medical Center became the first military treatment facility to use newly FDA approved “off-the-shelf” aortic branch device

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Heroes of Military Medicine take the stage at D.C. ceremony

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5/6/2016
At the Heroes of Military Medicine ceremony Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Washington, D.C., honorees Patrick Downes, Jessica Kensky and Capt. Ferris Butler share the stage with Annemarie Orr, Kelly McGaughey, Lt. Col. Kyle Potter and Art Molnar.

A combination of military medical professionals and civilian and military patients were honored Thursday, May 5, 2016, during the Heroes of Military Medicine Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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During Nurses Week, Nurse Advice Line emphasizes value to moms in the military

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5/4/2016
With staffing by nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Nurse Advice Line puts medical advice as close as the nearest phone for military personnel and their families.

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), read more about how the Nurse Advice Line is helping new moms in the military.

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Tragedy of Boston terrorist bombings forges lasting bonds

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5/3/2016
Retired Army Capt. Ferris Butler (left) and Jessica Kensky (right) on the day Kensky was cleared to stand after her initial surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

On May 5, several individuals will be recognized in the annual Heroes of Military Medicine Awards in Washington, D.C. Here we meet three people whose lives changed forever through military medicine after the terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.

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59th MDW ECMO team: Delivering life saving medical care across the globe

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5/3/2016
Members of the 59th Medical Wing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation transport team connect a patient to an ECMO system for transport from Lafayette General Medical Center, Louisiana, to San Antonio Military Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

The global Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation team is bedded down at the San Antonio Military Medical Center on nearby JBSA-Fort Sam Houston

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Occupational therapy: Restoring function and promoting independence

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4/22/2016
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Occupational Therapy is arguably the most misunderstood clinic in the hospital

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4/20/2016
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Green Star protects patients, staff

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4/20/2016
Registered nurse Sheila Carroll hangs a green star on the curtain to signify that this patient may wake up after surgery with Emergence Delirium.

For some patients waking up after surgery in a strange, unfamiliar place can result in intense agitation that can result in restlessness, confusion and combativeness

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Joint Outpatient Experience Survey to standardize feedback from MHS beneficiaries

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4/13/2016
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alecia Peel-Thompson, 18th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, checks the blood pressure of a patient.

Later this year, the Military Health System will roll out a unified outpatient survey system – a single survey for all military treatment facilities across all services.

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DHA Medical Logistics ensures right materials are available for the right care

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4/12/2016
Medical logistics is an important piece in the continuum of care for warfighters, retirees and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Tatro)

Defense Health Agency Medical Logistics system considers patient needs above costs, while still searching for the best bargains for our tax dollars

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Belvoir Hospital “glues” its status as innovative facility with new varicose vein procedure

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4/1/2016
Marine Corps Capt. Brett Disher receives an ultrasound of his affected blood vessel prior to varicose vein correction surgery.

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital was the first military treatment facility to perform varicose vein correction using medical-grade glue

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