• SAM: Telemedicine options

    Dear San Antonio Market Military Families:                I trust that you have already heard about our upcoming transition to a new electronic health record (EHR).  On January 22, 2022, our existing record AHLTA, will be turned off and our new record MHS Genesis will be turned on.  Rest assured

  • 59th TRG initiates Orange Rope program

    The 59th Training Group initiated the Air Force’s Orange Rope program at the Medical Education and Training Campus pinning nine Airmen during a ceremony held on Jan. 7, 2022.Orange is the newest opportunity in the ropes program, the first of its kind in the Air Force. The focus of the program is to

  • Critically ill COVID patient delivers baby while on heart-lung bypass

    A Marine Corps spouse and mother of five was 28 weeks pregnant when she caught a “mild case” of COVID-19 in June 2021.Ashley Savidge Hernandez felt tired but wasn’t too concerned until she began to have trouble catching her breath. Alarmed for their baby, retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt.

  • SAM: Testing site operations

    The community is experiencing very high levels of COVID transmission related to the omicron variant. Testing continues to be available at BAMC, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (WHASC) and in the community; however, unprecedented demand for testing has led to congestion, long lines and some

  • Giving another breath of hope

    Two patients, each with metastatic lung cancer, were rushed to Keesler’s Operating Room, struggling to breathe with tumors constricting their airways.Maj. Derrell Nettlow, 81st Healthcare Operations Squadron Pulmonary critical care physician, was called to perform the Air Force’s first airway stent

  • SAM: COVID screening and testing site holiday hours

    The following are Christmas Holiday closures for JBSA’s COVID-19 screening/testing sites:• BAMC’s site, located on the first floor, parking garage, will be closed on the following days: Dec. 24-27 and Dec. 30-Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation are weekdays from 8 a.m. to noon.• Wilford Hall

  • Patients can take steps now to prepare for MHS GENESIS ‘Go Live’

    The San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and the outlying clinics, will transition to MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22, 2022.MHS GENESIS is the new electronic health record for the Military Health System. The health record delivers data to

  • 59 MDW: Art, medicine merge in patient care

    In January 2021, Army Sgt.1st Class Randolph Adams was on leave in Chicago, Illinois before departing for his next duty assignment. The next chapter of Adams’ career was set to take place at the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Germany, and this visit to Chicago was a chance to reconnect with family before

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