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Wounded Warrior care at Camp Pendleton is team effort

By Navy Lt. Marc Calestini, Internal Medicine Department, Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, Calif. With the Navy Medicine adoption of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Port, primary care is becoming more and more a team effort. One place where this is strikingly apparent is with the Wounded Warrior Program at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton. As the Wounded Warrior Medical Officer, I function …

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Medical Home Port: A Shared Vision for Primary Health Care

By U.S. Navy Capt. Maureen Padden, Director of the Medical Home Port Program Management Office The Medical Home Port concept emphasizes team-based, comprehensive care that is designed to fully meet the complete primary care, health and wellness needs of patients. It is a model in which patients are assigned a team of health care professionals who support a comprehensive health …

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Navy Medicine Places Value on Primary Care

By Lt. Kevin Bernstein, M.D., M.M.S., Family Medicine Resident at Naval Hospital Pensacola, Fla. Medical residency years- three crucial, challenging, yet completely rewarding years of medical education.  As I begin the first of my residency years, it is difficult to personally quantify how demanding this year is going to be. I find it reassuring, however, to be a part of …

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