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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the September 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical News newsletter. This edition of MEDNEWS features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise from research and development around the world to medical …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the February 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. This month highlights Navy Medicine’s role in operating forward. There is also an announcement for …

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Surgeon General’s Corner: Navy Medicine’s Highlights Global Health Engagement

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General Our motto in Navy Medicine is “world-class care, anytime, anywhere.” The task we have before us to provide care, whether it is to a forward-deployed Sailor serving at sea, to someone in need during a medical civic assistance project, or developing a vaccine in one of our overseas research labs, …

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NMCPHC: You Serve. We Protect

From Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness. The mission of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Department (HPW) is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors …

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Communication Works to reduce Missed Appointments

By Dan BarberNaval Hospital Twentynine Palms Showing up late or not showing up at all for medical appointments is an ongoing challenge for most military treatment facilities. In 2010 the average monthly appointment “no-show’ rate was 10 percent at Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms (NHTP).  This rate translated into about 120 empty appointments each month that could have been used by …

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