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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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Navy Cardiologist Increases Awareness for Rheumatic Heart Disease

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera Navy cardiologist, Cmdr. Steven Romero hosted a rheumatic heart disease symposium in Tacloban as part of Pacific Partnership 2014 (PP14), July 10. “We are conducting a symposium for 80 to 100 local doctors, nurses and medical students who have an interest in rheumatic heart disease,” said Romero. “We are trying …

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Pacific Partnership Physical Therapists Assist Patients in Cambodian Physical Rehab Center

From Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera As part of a professional exchange with their Cambodian counterparts,U.S. Navy physical therapists provided services directly to patients at a local physical rehabilitation clinic as part of Pacific Partnership 2014, June 23. “Our goal here is to work with the staff and learn as much as we can from them, but also …

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Naval Hospital Bremerton Looks to Break Donated Food Record

Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class James Evans Coyle, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) staff members on a mission to help knock out hunger in Kitsap County have posted food donations receptacles at various spots throughout the hospital. The annual “Feds Feed Families” food drive started June 1 and runs until Aug. 27. According to co-coordinator of …

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Pacific Partnership Leads Joint Medical Demonstration

From Pacific Partnership Public Affairs Medical staff from U.S Navy and Japan Maritime Self Forces (JMSDF) led a medical evacuation demonstration for the Vietnamese military as part of Pacific Partnership 2014, June 11. “Today we led a demonstration for the Vietnamese medics on how to safely do a medical evacuation of a patient from the ship to the shore,” said …

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