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Articles by Jacob Moore, MHS Communications

New Markets, MHS Transformation and You: What Does it All Mean?

Article
7/27/2021
Team members of the Fort Belvoir Community prepare for the start of a new day

With ten new markets launching July 26, U.S. Public Health Service Capt. Tracy Farrill, transition director for the DHA Assistant Director for Health Care Administration, talks about what this means for beneficiaries.

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Safety Briefs: Don't be Boring and Use Real Examples

Article
7/21/2021
Marines receiving a safety brief

Two Marines share tips on how to make routine safety briefs both interesting and engaging.

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Old-School Summer Safety Risks: Sun, Water, Insects and Alcohol

Article
7/15/2021
Children sitting by the pool

A preventive medicine doctor talks about an array of summer-related safety concerns.

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Defense Health Agency Continues Transformation with Colorado Market

Article
6/24/2021
Military personnel unveiling flags

The Colorado Military Health System officially stood up June 22.

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MHS Tackles SCD Through a Variety of Treatment Methods

Article
6/23/2021
Military personnel donating blood

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day was June 19.

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Newly Promoted Maj. Gen. Shanna Woyak Ready to Lead DHA’s SSO

Article
6/17/2021
Military personnel receiving a promotion

Woyak will take control of the DHA’s Small Market and Stand Alone Military Treatment Facility Organization in the coming weeks, and will be the organization’s first director.

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Leadership Discusses Lessons Learned from Latest MHS GENESIS Waves

Article
6/15/2021
Military personnel during a virtual round table discussion

Representatives from PEO DHMSM, FEHRM, and the MHS provide an update on the progress and lessons learned since the most recent deployment of MHS GENESIS.

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“Shots in arms” – OPT planned & coordinated to meet COVID-19 mission

Article
5/28/2021
Military personnel sitting around a table talking

The Department of Defense’s COVID-19 Operational Planning Team has been the quiet force behind the DOD’s vaccination effort since November.

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MHS Service Helpdesk aims to simplify IT management across DHA

Article
5/25/2021
Screenshot of the Help Desk homepage

The MHS Service Helpdesk will replace the MHS’s legacy information technology system, Remedy.

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Laughter really is among the best medicines, says Air Force nurse

Article
5/12/2021
Military personnel laughing

Air Force Col. Jacqueline Killian, senior nurse scientist for the 711th Human Performance Wing, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, talks about her 2015 PhD research on the health benefits of laughter yoga.

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Eielson nurse says technology, readiness integral to military nursing

Article
5/10/2021
Military health personnel checking the ears of a patient

Air Force 1st Lt. Katelyn Schoneweis, a clinical nurse at Eielson Medical Clinic at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, said technology like MHS GENESIS, working with the Army and her commander’s increased focus on readiness have already benefitted her early in her career.

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Diversity, flexibility of Nurse Corps members makes them stand out

Article
5/7/2021
Military personnel speaking at a podium

Unified. Reliable. Ready. – National Nurses Week holds special significance after unforeseen events of the past year.

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ASBP blood supply not only for service members, but also family

Article
5/4/2021
Military personnel wearing a face mask drawing blood during a blood drive

Blood products, some now in short supply due to COVID-19, go a long way in helping not only service members, but also their families.

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Laboratory professionals play important role in fight against COVID-19

Article
4/21/2021
Military health personnel wearing a face mask prepares COVID-19 test samples

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 18-24, recognizes the behind-the-scenes work laboratorians do to generate clinical lab results and, ultimately, guide the courses of treatment for patients.

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Keesler uses post-vaccine waiting period to identify routine care gaps

Article
4/20/2021
Military health personnel wearing a face mask administering the COVID-19 vaccine

15 minutes is all it takes to get routine health care back on track.

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