PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) held their second annual Quality Symposium on May 17 hosting lectures, workshops and numerous project presentations from many commands on the east coast.
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- The secondary mission of U.S. Navy amphibious assault ships is casualty receiving. Usually a fleet surgical team (FST) embarks these ships for deployments to augment the capabilities of the indigenous medical department, bringing skills such as trauma surgery and mental health services. But with a lack of major cases, these specialists often find themselves with more downtime than usual and a challenge to maintain their proficiency.
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) and the Air Force 92nd Medical Group are geographically distinct and culturally different, except when using MHS GENESIS to support mission readiness.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) – Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, honored Cmdr. Erin M. Simmons as she posthumously received the 2019 Navy Hero of Military Medicine Award at the Heroes of Military Medicine Awards dinner May 9, 2019.
"Who’s able to leap a tall hospital bed and resuscitate a patient in a single bound?"