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Lt. Col. Lyle Finley takes command of Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. Telita Crosland depicted great confidence in Lt. Col. Lyle “Chip” Finley during the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion assumption of command ceremony Friday morning at the former non-commissioned officer parade field that sits across from the Warrior Transition Battalion complex.

Crosland said, “Chip is a proven leader, in and out of uniform. He brings with him a unique perspective as a former MI (military intelligence) officer to our formation. I’m confident that this perspective will not only inspire but bring meaningful and impactful results.”

Lt. Col. Lyle "Chip" Finley assumes Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Command July 10th. (BACH)

Lt. Col. Lyle “Chip” Finley assumes Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Command July 10th. (BACH)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to observe Independence Day holiday

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Independence Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Friday, July 3rd. All clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

Hospital staff members will continue to provide acute and emergency medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Emergency Department and inpatient services. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Intrepid Spirit center doctor provides Traumatic Brain Injury advice to UK Scientific and Medical Advisory Board

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The director of the Intrepid Spirit at Fort Campbell recently met with a scientific and medical advisory board in Lexington, KY, to share lessons learned in establishing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) regional excellence care.

Dr. Bret Logan, who serves as Intrepid Spirit director and Army Medicine Ambassador, met with the board, known as the Traumatic Brain Injury Project. Logan shared with the board initiatives and programs in place at Fort Campbell to help treat Soldiers with TBI and psychological injures.

Dr. Silke Bernert, medical director for TBI and Acquired Brain Injury Unit at Cardinal Hill Hospital in Lexington, KY, shows Dr. Bret Logan, director of the Fort Campbell Intrepid Spirit, her physical and occupational therapy rooms at Cardinal Hill. Bernert serves as part of the scientific and medical advisory board in Lexington, KY.

Dr. Silke Bernert, medical director for TBI and Acquired Brain Injury Unit at Cardinal Hill Hospital in Lexington, KY, shows Dr. Bret Logan, director of the Fort Campbell Intrepid Spirit, her physical and occupational therapy rooms at Cardinal Hill. Bernert serves as part of the scientific and medical advisory board in Lexington, KY.

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital releases updated School and Sports Physicals Schedule

 

Medical Homes offering appointments weekdays, some Saturdays
Note: Young Eagle Medical Home previously offered school and sports physical appointments for August 8th, but that date has changed to August 15th.

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY
– Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) patient-centered medical home teams are now providing school and sports physicals for BACH-enrolled TRICARE Prime beneficiaries’ during regular medical home hours Monday through Friday. In addition, BACH’s patient-centered medical homes are offering eight Saturday appointment dates.

Patients assigned to the Patient Centered Medical Homes listed below may begin scheduling school and sports physical appointments now. Weekday appointments are available during normal clinic hours, or you may schedule an appointment at your assigned medical home on one of the Saturday’s listed below. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital welcomes new Commander

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Commander Col. George “Ned” Appenzeller relinquished command to Col. Telita Crosland Monday afternoon during a Change of Command Ceremony on the hospital’s parade field.

In addition to her Doctorate of Medicine, Crosland has degrees in public health and national resource strategy. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is a recipient of the Surgeon General’s “A” proficiency designator.

After assuming command of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Monday, Col. Telita Crosland tells the Fort Campbell community she is humbled by the opportunity and looks forward to building upon Blanchfield's successes. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

After assuming command of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Monday, Col. Telita Crosland tells the Fort Campbell community she is humbled by the opportunity and looks forward to building upon Blanchfield’s successes. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers School and Sports Physicals this Summer

 

Medical Homes offer Saturday appointments

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) patient-centered medical home teams are conducting school and sports physicals now for BACH-enrolled TRICARE Prime beneficiaries’ during regular medical home hours Monday through Friday.

In addition, BACH’s patient-centered medical homes are offering eight Saturday appointment dates. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital reunites with Meharry Medical College, formally signing renewed MOU

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Three faculty members from Meharry Medical College spent the morning Friday, May 29 at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observing the areas where four of their medical students were participating in clinical rotations. Two Meharry students conducted rotations at BACH under General Surgery and two under OBGYN during the month of May.

Before conducting official tours and hearing from the surgeons and providers who spent time sharing their knowledge and allowing students to exercise their skills, the Dean for Academic and Clinical Affiliations at Meharry, Dr. Frank S. Royal, Jr., and BACH commander Dr. (Col.) George N. Appenzeller appropriately signed the formal Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions using a camouflaged ink pen. Copies were signed for each to house within their own facility, displaying their renewed partnership.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller and Dr. Frank S. Royal Jr., Meharry Medical College's vice dean of clinical affiliations, sign a formal agreement Friday, creating a partnership for regular clinical rotations at the Fort Campbell hospital. (U.S. Army photo by Courtney Wittmann)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller and Dr. Frank S. Royal Jr., Meharry Medical College’s vice dean of clinical affiliations, sign a formal agreement Friday, creating a partnership for regular clinical rotations at the Fort Campbell hospital. (U.S. Army photo by Courtney Wittmann)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital appointments available morning hours Friday, May 29th

 

Staff to celebrate Organizational half-Day in afternoon

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) staff will observe Organization Day Friday, May 29th, an afternoon set aside annually for staff to build esprit de corps and celebrate their roles to help promote health and wellness in the Fort Campbell community.

Although Patient and Soldier-Centered Medical Homes will not be scheduling or accepting walk-in appointments after noon Friday, patients with acute symptoms are still encouraged to call the appointment line. Specialty services will be closed to patients, except for emergency X-ray, laboratory and other ancillary services that are considered an emergency. «Read the rest of this article»

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National Nurses Week boosts skills at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – While Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) celebrated National Nurses Week, the nurses themselves demonstrated their relentless commitment to the profession, using the week to train and hone their skills in providing quality and compassionate care to patients.

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is considered the founder of modern nursing. For many hospitals, the week’s focus is on recognizing nurses for their invaluable work and giving a well-deserved pat on the back.

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient's vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (David E. Gillespie/BACH)

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient’s vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (David E. Gillespie/BACH)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to observe Memorial Day holiday

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Memorial Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, May 25th. All clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

Hospital staff members will continue to provide acute and emergency medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Emergency Department and inpatient services. «Read the rest of this article»

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