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News | Sept. 15, 2021

New health maintenance resource available for military beneficiaries

By Lori Newman

The San Antonio Market has developed a comprehensive tool to help military beneficiaries understand the current recommended health maintenance guidelines.
The guidelines are displayed in an easy-to-read format with space for the patient to record their screening information details.

“Preventive care is the key to maintaining the health and wellness of our patients, but there are numerous guidelines out there for patients to sort through,” said Army Col. (Dr.) Timothy Switaj, market assistant director for clinical operations. “This health maintenance guide provides a summary of the key nationally accepted, evidence-based guidelines for preventive care in the United States. We added a tracking section to this guide so that patients are able to track their own preventive care and participate in the maintenance of their health.

“The conditions through the COVID-19 pandemic reinforced the need for us, as healthcare providers, to do everything we can to help keep our patients healthy,” Switaj added. “We hope this will help empower our patients to more actively pursue preventive care.”

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