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The COVID-19 pandemic, one year later in the DOD

Article
3/22/2021
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Timeline of events as the COVID-19 pandemic took over 2020.

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Course improves patient care by identifying cause of errors

Article
3/19/2021
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Knowing where problems may arise ultimately results in higher quality of patient care.

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DODs Patient Safety Program works to eliminate preventable harm

Article
3/18/2021
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The Joint Patient Safety Reporting System and TeamSTEPPS play a major role in the DOD’s Patient Safety Program

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Patient Safety Awareness Week 2021 highlights role of technology

Article
3/12/2021
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Patient Safety Awareness Week brings awareness to health care safety and promotes patient safety practices.

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Get the COVID-19 vaccine you can and get it now, Fauci and Place say

Article
3/11/2021
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Get the COVID-19 vaccine, whichever you can, as soon as you can is the message from Dr. Fauci and DHA chief Dr. Place

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Distinguishing between TBIs, psychological conditions key to treatment

Article
3/10/2021
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Expert says long-lasting symptoms may be a sign of another issue.

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MHS GENESIS MassVax system rolling out with COVID19 vaccines

Article
3/9/2021
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The new MHS GENESIS MassVax record-keeping tool is expediting and simplifying the process of COVID-19 vaccinations across the DOD

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New NICoE director sets an ambitious agenda for the future

Article
3/8/2021
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The accomplished new leader of the NICoE and Intrepid Spirit Center network has plans for increased services and a higher profile for the unique care center.

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Burn Flight Team chief discusses mission, care at USAISR Burn Center

Article
3/5/2021
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For Lt. Col. (Dr.) Alicia Williams, patient recovery is the most rewarding element of what she does.

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Proper nutrition impacts overall health & readiness

Article
3/4/2021
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Nutritional fitness implications for Total Force Fitness are far reaching.

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Women’s health emerging priorities series highlights mental health

Article
3/4/2021
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Women’s mental health can be more affected by transitioning than men’s, speakers’ series attendees hear.

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month; TBICoE’s mission lasts all year

Article
3/2/2021
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Staying a-head of TBI

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COVID-19: DOD vaccinates more than 1 million beneficiaries worldwide

Article
3/1/2021
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As DOD surpasses the administration of 1 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in arms, leaders reflect on how each military treatment facility community made the success possible, despite challenges.

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Cardiovascular providers counter pandemic-induced sedentary lifestyle

Article
2/26/2021
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COVID-19 fears likely affecting cardiovascular care but not at military medical treatment facilities.

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Eating disorders hinder optimal health and TFF nutrition concept

Article
2/25/2021
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Disordered eating lessens Total Force Fitness.

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