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Getting Back to the Fight

Article Around MHS
10/6/2022
Military personnel working out

Training for America’s next battles will always involve risk. Creating an environment that simulates the many elements of warfare is an ever-changing obstacle, but the Marine Corps has always adapted to these obstacles.

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CHCS Hospital Information System Ends its Life at Madigan

Article Around MHS
10/5/2022
Col. (Dr.) Jonathan Craig Taylor speaking at podium

Madigan Army Medical Center turned off its legacy computer system Composite Health Care System (CHCS) at a decommissioning ceremony on September 29, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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U.S. Africa Command Special Operations Forces Host Medical Civic Action Program in Ghana

Article Around MHS
10/4/2022
Military medical personnel with local children in Ghana

U.S. Army Civil Affairs members representing Special Operations Command Africa hosted a medical civic action program with Ghanaian soldiers from the 6th Infantry Battalion in Yendi, Ghana, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2022. The team oversaw the treatment of approximately 1,000 patients during the MEDCAP’s two-day duration.

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Reynolds Army Health Clinic Up to Speed After MHS GENESIS Implementation

Article Around MHS
10/3/2022
Military personnel at medical records service window

The DOD’s new EHR system, MHS GENESIS, allows patients to have full access to all their medical records under one system. All branches of service will have complete access to their medical records.

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Army Builds Tool to Save Lives at High Altitude

Article Around MHS
9/30/2022
Military researchers in the mountains of New Mexico

Mountain climbing is risky business. When unacclimatized individuals rapidly ascend to altitudes greater than 8,000 feet, they put themselves at risk for suffering from high-altitude illnesses. The addition of hard physical exercise, typical of a military mission, increases this level of risk. Detecting these illnesses prior to occurrence has the potential to save lives.

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Diversity in Health Care Focus of Hispanic Heritage Month Observance

Article Around MHS
9/28/2022
Hispanic Heritage Month graphic

“You can’t just talk the talk when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI),” said Army veteran, Dr. Jennifer Peña. “You have to put that talk into action, and walk the walk.” Pena, a former physician in the White House Medical Unit under both the Obama and Trump administrations, shared these sentiments during an online panel discussion in observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 16.

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Air Force Advisory Squadron Medics Strengthen Capabilities of Allies, Partners

Article Around MHS
9/28/2022
Military personnel conduct trauma training

Medical capabilities within mobility support advisory squadrons are foundational to security cooperation activities that strengthen national defense and strategic relationships. An MSAS has 60 air advisors, including a flight nurse, an independent duty medical technician, and an aeromedical evacuation technician.

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Suicide Prevention Draws Awareness at Madigan

Article Around MHS
9/27/2022
Command Sgt. Maj. Albert Harris speaking at Madigan Army Medical Center

The numbers shock and offend the senses – roughly one active duty service member ends their life each day; add in Reserve and National Guard components and the number rises to an average of 1.5 per day. Madigan Army Medical Center’s Department of Behavioral Health hosted a National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month event on September 22, to raise awareness among the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., community and honor those who have passed.

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MHS GENESIS ‘Goes Live’ at Naval Hospital Jacksonville and Branch Health Clinics Jacksonville, Key West, and Mayport

Article Around MHS
9/26/2022
Military personnel pose for picture at NBHC

Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville and Naval Branch Health Clinics (NBHC) Jacksonville, Key West, and Mayport have officially launched the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS.

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METC Degree Bridge Program helps METC Alum change career path

Article Around MHS
9/23/2022
Military personnel

Spc. Abby Milinkovich, a 2017 graduate of the Medical Education and Training Campus Combat Medic Specialist Training Program (previously known as the Department of Combat Medic Training), is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at a Minnesota college while serving in the Army National Guard.

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Eglin Hospital transitions to new health records system

Article Around MHS
9/23/2022
MHS GENESIS

The 96th Medical Group goes live with the Defense Health Agency's new health record system here Sept. 24.

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

Article Around MHS
9/22/2022
Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. his year’s theme is “Be The One To Stop Suicide Before It Starts.” The month is set aside each year to bring heightened awareness to suicide prevention.

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Columbus AFB upgrades to MHS GENESIS

Article Around MHS
9/21/2022
MHS GENESIS

The 14th Flying Training Wing will join nine other military installations scheduled for the launch of the new Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS and electronic health record, beginning in September 2022.

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BAMC Behavioral Health professionals, resources are here to help

Article Around MHS
9/20/2022
Military personnel looking at a computer

Across the nation, suicide has been prevalent in the general population over the past decade, due to a myriad of events increasing the need for behavioral health (or mental health) services throughout the community and world.

Navy Medicine Conducts ERSS Proficiency Training

Article Around MHS
9/19/2022
Military personnel performing emergency surgery

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) surgical teams conducted an Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical Systems (ERSS) training exercise aboard the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, USS Tortuga (LSD-46) during Task Force Atlas, Sept. 6-9.

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