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The Doctor Is In: Electronic Health Records and You

TRICARE health news Today’s column was written by Barclay P. Butler, Ph.D., Director, Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs Interagency Program Office (IPO). Dr. Butler leads all IPO initiatives to acquire, develop, and integrate major joint DoD-VA Health IT capabilities and prescribes the Departments’ design, development, integration, evaluation, and deployment strategies for electronic health systems. Health professionals have long known …

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Regenerative Medical provides new solutions for Wounded Warriors

“We will keep faith with our Marines, our Sailors and their families. Our approach to caring for Marines and Sailors, families and relatives of our fallen is based on our unwavering loyalty.” – Gen. James F.  Amos, 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps                          A decade in United States Central …

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Pacific Partnership: Recap of Vietnam

Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Navy Medicine, U.S. Pacific Fleet and the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command humanitarian and civic assistance mission aboard the USNS Mercy designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.       Vietnam Community Service Project for Children with Disabilities U.S. service members, Partner Nations and …

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Surgeon General’s Medical Service Corps birthday message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as they celebrate 65 years of faithful and dedicated service. After the outbreak of World War II, on Aug. 4, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Army-Navy Medical Service …

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Naval Hospital Jacksonville: Breastfeeding improves health of babies

By Julie Kellogg, M.D., Naval Hospital Jacksonville pediatrician Naval Hospital Jacksonville celebrates Aug. 1- 7 as well as showcases their World Health Organization/United Nations Children’s Fund Baby Friendly Certification. Breastfeeding benefits babies and moms and is considered by many to be a miracle food with advantages that cannot be duplicated. In multiple studies, breastfeeding has been shown to be the …

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