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Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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Audit Readiness Webinar Posttest

Presentation
11/15/2022

Posttest for MHS Personnel to earn CEU credit

MSA Billing Webinar Posttest

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11/15/2022

Webinar Posttest for MHS Personnel to earn CEU credit.

Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training Benefits All Warriors

Article Around MHS
11/15/2022
Military nurses with Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care dog

Tactical Combat Casualty Care training is not unique to the active-duty nurses and medical technicians from the 72nd Medical Group, however, what is unique is training in Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training.

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BAMC Ranks Among Top Hospitals in Nation for Surgical Care

Article Around MHS
11/15/2022
Military medical personnel performing surgery

Brooke Army Medical Center was recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2021, ranking the hospital among the top 10 percent of participating hospitals for surgical care.

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U.S. Air Force Provides Information for Aircrew Considering Flying During Their Pregnancy

Article Around MHS
11/14/2022
U.S. Air Force Maj. Molly Sexton conducts pre-flight inspections

In April 2022, the U.S. Air Force issued a clarification of policies pertaining to aircrew during pregnancy. The policy recognized the need to provide aircrew, commanders, and health care professionals greater awareness of and transparency around the process for submission and review of waivers to fly during pregnancy.

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What You Should Know About RSV: Symptoms, Prevention, Care

Article Around MHS
11/14/2022
infant smiling

You may have heard of a virus called respiratory syncytial virus, also known as RSV. But do you know how serious it is and who is most at risk? Learn the signs, and how quickly RSV can put patients at risk of serious illness, hospitalization, and even death.

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Earthquake: Referral Waiver

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11/14/2022
Earthquake: Referral Waiver

To promote access to needed services during or after a disaster a PCM referral waiver allows enrollees to seek care without a referral from their PCM.

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Disaster Prep Toolkit | Earthquakes

Earthquake: Prepare Before 2

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11/14/2022
Earthquake: Prepare Before 2

It’s important to secure heavy items, make a family emergency communications plan, and a supply kit to prepare for an earthquake

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Earthquakes: Getting Prescriptions

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11/14/2022
Earthquakes: Getting Prescriptions

During a disaster, TRICARE may authorize emergency prescription resources.

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Earthquake: Essential Resources

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11/14/2022
Earthquake: Essential Resources

Get critical information when you need it by following this essential resources guide.

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Earthquake: Prepare Before

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11/14/2022
Earthquake: Prepare Before

The best time to prepare for an earthquake is before it happens. Plan. Prepare. Protect. Natural Resource Guide. The best time to prepare for an earthquake is before it happens. Image of supplies. Follow these tips: practice drop, cover, and hold on with others; make an emergency plan; gather emergency supplies, protect your home by securing loose objects and learning how to turn off utilities. Be ready at a moment’s notice. Visit: www.tricare.mil/Disaster

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Earthquake: Protect Yourself

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11/14/2022
Earthquake: Protect Yourself

Drop, cover, and hold on to help protect yourself during an earthquake.

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Earthquake: After an Earthquake

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11/14/2022
Earthquake: After an Earthquake

After an earthquake it’s important to take extra precautions to stay safe.

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Smallpox/Monkeypox (Jynneos) Vaccine Information Statement

Publication
11/14/2022

TBICoE Quarterly Education Series: Global Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury Care

Calendar Event
11/10/2022

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence is collaborating with the Department of Veterans Affairs to host the next TBICoE Quarterly Education Series. During this event you will hear how historical conflicts have spurred innovation and research, shaping TBI care. You will gain insight into some of the pressing issues of TBI care and explore areas for future research. Please join TBICoE and the VA for the next Quarterly Education Series, November 16, 2022!

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