Tag Archives: #NavyInnovates

“Innovation Through Collaboration”

By Linda Albrition, Lead Continuous ProcessImprovement Analyst, Navy Medicine West The traditional view of “healthcare innovation” often focuses on financial returns like new medical devices or latest drug therapies. Navy Medicine is shifting this focus to value-based gains that measure not only the safety and quality of patient care, but the convenience and experience of that care.  By leveraging Continuous …

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Thinking Outside the Clinic: Researching Novel Approaches to Improving Psychological Health

By: Cindy Thomsen, Ph.D., Health and Behavioral Sciences Department Head, Naval Health Research Center When it comes to finding new ways to treat familiar illnesses and injuries, military medicine has always been on the frontline of the fight. This holds true whether the illness or injury is physical or psychological. Navy Medicine researchers are leading the charge to think beyond …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Zachary M. Krawitz

By Hospitalman Zachary M. Krawitz, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi I’m from San Antonio, Texas, and I graduated from East Central High School in 2013.  Although I had an opportunity to attend college with my friends, I joined the Navy instead, but I didn’t do it on a whim. Ever since I was six, I imagined wearing a Navy uniform. My …

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