Tag Archives: military medicine

Marking Two Decades of “Frames of Choice”

By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery This year the Navy marks an important milestone in the history of military-issue eyewear. Twenty years ago the military’s bespectacled masses were finally freed from the optical burdens of the standard issue. . The S9 (male) and S8 (female) standard issue glasses could be called something of an …

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Navy Medicine is Prepared to Care for Women at Sea

By Lt. Hope Nicole Blythe Moore, General Medical Officer, Surface Warfare Medical Institute At the Surface Warfare Medical Institute (SWMI) in San Diego, California, we do our part to help Navy Medicine increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among our female Sailors serving on Navy ships. Female Sailors underway or in port …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Naval Hospital Bremerton 2015 Jr. Officer of the Quarter Lt. Kathleen Saul, Psychologist

As related to Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs I am currently assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton as Staff Psychologist, division officer for Mental Health Clinic, Squadron Psychologist for Commander Submarine Group Nine (COMSUBGRU NINE) and Submarine Development Squadron Five (SUBDEVRON 5). As a native of Annandale, Virginia and 2004 graduate of Annandale High School, I achieved my …

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Collaborative Leadership and an Evolving Military

By Lt. Jay A. Morrison, Ph.D., MSC, Naval Hospital Guam Our leadership uses multiple frameworks to maximize organizational effectiveness. Well organized and positive leadership profoundly impacts an establishment, including in our military and military healthcare systems. However, in the wake of lessons learned, after more than a decade of war, the nature of the military and military medicine is changing …

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A Message from MHS Leadership: Patient Centered Medical Home

From Military Health System Leadership After more than a decade of war and in a period of national evolution in concepts of health care, the Military Health System (MHS) must reengineer processes by which we bring health to the 9.6 million beneficiaries we serve.  We have embarked on a shared strategy to prepare the MHS to successfully meet the future …

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