Navy Medicine’s Medical Home Port Program

By Lt. Dwight Hampton, Medical Home Port Program Management Office The Medical Home Port (MHP) Program Management Office has visited 17 out of Navy Medicine’s 28 medical treatment facilities (MTF) and many of their branch medical clinics providing training and assistance with their implementation of the Medical Home Port. Our current schedule will allow us […]

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Navy Hosts LiveStream Chat with Navy Doctor and Humanitarian Andy Baldwin Today, 2 p.m. EST

Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, Family Medicine resident, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif., speaks with a 97-year old man in the village of Ziwa during an outreach mission in Kenya.

By U.S.  Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs U.S. Navy and Navy Medicine will be hosting a LiveStream chat with Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, a doctor and former star of ABC’s “The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman,” Monday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. EST. Baldwin recently returned to the United States after serving […]

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Never a Dull Moment in the Acute Care Area

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By Hospitalman Gregory Horsting,  Branch Health Clinic,  Parris Island,  S.C. Working in the Acute Care Area (ACA) at Branch Health Clinic (BHC) Parris Island, S.C., which supports recruit training for the U.S. Marine Corps, is a rewarding yet challenging job for me. Marine Corps boot camp is 13 weeks of physically grueling training. Every morning, […]

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Mission Complete for Navy Medicine at EMF-Kuwait

By Capt. Gerald Cox, Force Surgeon, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command and the Fleet Surgeon for the U.S. Fifth Fleet This week I had the honor of presiding at the final Navy Change of Command and Transfer of Authority ceremony at Expeditionary Medical Facility-Kuwait (EMF-K) during which Navy Capt. Dick Turner, NC, was relieved […]

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NH Jacksonville Urges Precautions to Prevent Sports-Related Head Injuries

By Lt. Cmdr. Sam Meymand, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Fla. According to Safe Kids USA and the American Academy of Pediatrics, more than 30 million U.S. children ages five to 14 participate in sports each year. Of those, 3.5 million will receive medical treatment, with more than 775,000 ending up in emergency […]

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