Readiness

Cured or Coffin – NH Bremerton Tobacco Cessation is a Year-Round effort

By Douglas H. Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Heard the old joke that there once was a Navy nicotine user who asked his provider one day during a routine physical examination, “What’s the end result of having a smoking habit?” “Coffin,” replied the physician. The smoker didn’t get it. There’s too many who don’t get it…even when it’s too …

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Enhancing Resilience and Recovery of Reservists

By Paul A. Finch, LCSW, Program Manager, Reserve Psychological Health Program and Director, Psychological Health for Navy and Marine Forces Reserves, and Dr. Mark Long, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, NMCPHC It is well known that extended and repeat deployments can impact the readiness and psychological health of Sailors and Marines who put on their uniform every day in defense …

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TEDMED 2014: Innovation Through a Different Lens

By Cmdr. H. A. Tetteh, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE, BUMED Physician Health Policy Advisor I had the honor and great opportunity to attend the 2013 TEDMED conference as a Front Line Scholar and meet Jay Walker, TEDMED’s curator. The experience was exceptional and inspired me to want to share the event with everyone in Navy Medicine and entire Military Health …

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Food and Water Risk Assessments

By Anthony Carotenuto    Ever wonder how we provide public health protection for our Department of Defense (DoD) personnel when conducting an exercise or meeting outside the United States at a location where we have no permanent installations? According to DoD regulations, the Secretaries of the Military must provide  public health protection for deployed forces during initial entry, exercises, and …

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Hospital Corpsman Detailers Enhance Career Opportunities with Naval Hospital Bremerton Sailors

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Evans Coyle-Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Hospital Corpsman detailers from Navy Personnel Command in Millington, Tenn., visited Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) on Aug. 11 and 12 to share information and insight on a variety on career goals. The face-to-face meetings between the detailers and Sailors included an extensive symposium held in the hospital’s …

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