Navy Medicine

I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine doctor: Every day in Navy Medicine we enable readiness, wellness, and health care to Sailors, Marines, their families, and others worldwide. As a Navy Medical Officer and surgeon, I have traveled from my hometown of Brooklyn, New York to every corner of the world. After graduating from medical school, I joined the Navy …

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Naval Hospital Bremerton Corpsmen support Black Hills 2014 Joint Field Exercise

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs The Black Hills of South Dakota are about as far removed from the open ocean as can be, but that was exactly where Sailors from Naval Hospital Bremerton have been training of late. Four teams of hospital corpsmen are taking part in 2014 Joint Field Exercise (JFE) not only supporting the …

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Naval Medical Research Center Provides 52 Walk-In Clinics for Bone Marrow Donations

By Mikelle D.Smith, Naval Medical Research Center Public Affairs Since 1991, the Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Bone Marrow Research Directorate has played a critical role in supporting DoD bone marrow drives and identifying potential bone marrow donors. One little known method of collection, walk-in clinics, guarantees year-around donation capabilities outside of classic DoD bone marrow drives. There are 52 …

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NAVY MEDICINE IN FOCUS

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Navy Forges Ahead with Clinical Informatics

From Barbara Ware, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Clinical Informatics Directorate The Navy’s Clinical Informatics Directorate continues to be on the forefront of promoting the understanding, integration and application of information technology in healthcare settings. Physicians, nurses, dentists and other healthcare providers are focusing on improving patient’s health and clinical processes with electronic health records, patient tracking tools …

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