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March 16, 2022

New discharge lounge opens at BAMC to improve patient flow

On March 8 a new patient discharge lounge opened at Brooke Army Medical Center for patients preparing to leave the hospital.The lounge is located on the first floor behind the 24-hour Micro Market area in the pediatric hallway. Currently, the service is available Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and can accommodate up to six

March 15, 2022

Graduate Allied Health Education holds first appreciation day for trainees, faculty

The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Graduate Allied Health Education House Staff Council hosted the first GAHE Appreciation Day March 4 to recognize all of the allied health professionals within Joint Base San Antonio.GAHE encompasses 23 programs with about 100 trainees at any given time. The robust program is part of the

March 11, 2022

Leader’s ‘barn burn’ workouts foster fitness, engagement

The sun has not risen yet on Fort Sam Houston, and the streets lined with stately officers’ quarters and ancient trees are peaceful and still -- with one exception.Back behind his 19th century home, Brig. Gen. Clinton Murray is cranking up a late 80s pop song from the dusty interior of a barn that serves as his gym.As the notes of The Proclaimer’s

March 4, 2022

Hospital campaign aims to build back grit, resilience

Healthcare professionals have taken center stage in recent years as COVID-19 swept across the nation and the globe. They donned head-to-toe protective gear, worked long shifts, and stepped up when others fell ill.While the quality of care didn’t falter, the challenging months took their toll on these healthcare heroes. In a renewed effort to

March 3, 2022

Trauma readiness program earns prestigious Army Medicine award

The Brooke Army Medical Center Strategic Trauma Readiness Center team received the prestigious Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award during a ceremony at BAMC, Feb. 28, 2022.The Wolf Pack Award was created by the Army Surgeon General and the Chief of the Army Medical Department Civilian Corps to recognize exceptional teamwork by an integrated group of

Feb. 23, 2022

BAMC Soldiers honored at San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Four Soldiers from Brooke Army Medical Center were honored Feb. 11 during Military Appreciation Night at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Army Spcs. Brian Clemens, Niante Ricks and Tri Mai and Cpl. Naomi Plummer received the VIP treatment during the annual event that honors military members for their service.“They gave us box seats and

Feb. 2, 2022

BAMC Testing Site Closure Thursday Due to Weather Advisory

Due to the winter weather advisory and forecasted low temperatures, the BAMC COVID-19 Testing Site in the parking garage will adjust its hours this week for the safety of our staff and patients. The site will be closed Thursday, Feb. 3 and will reopen Friday, Feb. 4 from 1000-1400.The site will resume its regular hours of operation on Monday, Feb.

Jan. 25, 2022

San Antonio Market successfully launches MHS GENESIS

After months of training and preparation, the San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, went live with MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22.MHS GENESIS is the Military Health System’s new electronic health record system being deployed to military hospitals and clinics around the world. The MHS GENESIS

Jan. 21, 2022

Tomorrow is the big day! The San Antonio Market will be “going live” with MHS GENESIS, the new electronic health record

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Jan. 18, 2022

Leaders ask for patience during GENESIS Transition, COVID uptick

Beneficiaries are experiencing some delays in services due to the high levels of COVID transmission in the community and the San Antonio Market’s transition to MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22.As a result of the increased demand, the CAMO (Consult and Appointment Management Office) and Nurse Advice lines are currently experiencing a high call volume leading

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