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The Military Health System (MHS) is an interconnected network of Service Members whose mission is to support the lives and families of those who support our country. Everyday in the MHS advancements are made in the lab, in the field, and here at home. These are just a few articles highlighting those accomplishments that don't always make it to the front page of local papers.

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Medical Workplace Injuries Main 2021

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10/15/2021
Military personnel getting an N95

Manny Delacruz, a safety specialist at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, assists a sailor with fitting an N95 respirator. NH Jacksonville and Navy Medical Readiness and Training Command Jacksonville won the Chief of Naval Operation’s Award for Achievement in Ashore Safety (large non-industrial command) for Fiscal Year 2019 (Photo by: Jacob Sippel, Naval Hospital Jacksonville).

Service member COVID vaccinations 2021

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10/15/2021
Female hospital corpsman gives a COVID-19 vaccine injection to a sailor in her left arm

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Mickaela Aguillard, right, assigned to the dental department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Culinary Specialist Seaman Apprentice Mckenzie Ingram, also assigned to the Stennis, while aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) on Sept. 8.

BAMC nurse helps support vaccination effort for Afghan evacuees

Article Around MHS
10/15/2021
Medical personnel check in Afghan evacuees waiting to receive measles, mumps and rubella and chickenpox vaccines.

A Brooke Army Medical Center clinical nurse specialist used her training and experience to help vaccinate Afghan evacuees in Germany.

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Top Medical Workplace Injuries – And Some Tips to Prevent Them

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10/15/2021
Military personnel getting an N95

Occupational Hazards for Health Care Workers: Advice from the Experts

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More Than 95% of Active Duty Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine

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10/15/2021
Female hospital corpsman gives a COVID-19 vaccine injection to a sailor in her left arm

Service members continue to line up for COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Hawaii Market Establishment Ceremony

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10/14/2021

Join us on Oct. 20, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Hawaii Time) to welcome the Hawaii Market to the DHA Family!

Introduction to Ready Reliable Care Safety Communication Bundle Webinar

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10/14/2021

Introduce Ready Reliable Care (RRC) Safety Communication Bundle Webinar

Brain Resilliance

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10/14/2021
Enriched environments and new experiences encourage brain plasticity. When you learn something new—such as a new instrument, language, skill, or sport—new neuropathways are created in your brain.

Soldiers training for operations.

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Sterile Processing Week: Unsung Heroes of Health Care Celebrated

Article Around MHS
10/14/2021
A lab worker moves a storage case.

To salute sterile processing professionals, whose work often go unnoticed, the second Sunday of every October marks the first day of Sterile Processing Week, running this year from Oct. 10-16.

Warrior Care

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10/14/2021
Warrior Care

DOD HAS NO HIGHER PRIORITY THAN CARING FOR WOUNDED, ILL, AND INJURED SERVICE MEMBERS AND THE CAREGIVERS WHO SUPPORT THEM.

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Train your brain for injury recovery and peak performance

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10/14/2021
Enriched environments and new experiences encourage brain plasticity. When you learn something new—such as a new instrument, language, skill, or sport—new neuropathways are created in your brain.

Your brain is continuously evolving and growing, which is sometimes called having “plasticity” or being “malleable.”

Physical Therapy Main 2021

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10/13/2021
Military personnel in physical threapy

Senior Airman May Cortez, physical therapy technician, assists Airman 1st Class Kyle Maglalang, medical materiel technician, while performing a row on the Total Body Resistance Exercise Training machine, June 24, 2021, in the Medical Clinic at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. The TRX is used for upper body strengthening and stability (Photo by: U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Faith Iris MacIlvaine).

MHS GENESIS: New electronic health record coming soon to the San Antonio Market

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10/13/2021
A woman looks at her computer monitor.

The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic health record system – known as MHS GENESIS – in January 2022.

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Air Force International Health Specialists promote peace through inclusion of women

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10/13/2021
Medic prepare to lift a patient on a litter.

U.S. Air Force International Health Specialists are supporting the Department of Defense’s initiative to promote women’s safety, empowerment and vital contributions to global security.

101st Soldier, ER staff help family after baby is born in parking lot

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10/13/2021
A soldier meets his new baby.
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