Topic: Blanchfield Army Community Hospital
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) patient care teams are slated to begin providing flu vaccines to families within the Patient-Centered Medical Homes the middle of October, offering the vaccine at multiple Fort Campbell locations again this year.
“By offering the influenza vaccine in multiple venues, we hope to make it easily accessible to individuals who do not want to make a doctor’s appointment off post or may just be putting off getting the vaccine. We hope our eligible population takes advantage of this free, but extremely beneficial benefit,” said chief of BACH Preventive Medicine Maj. John Downs.
Fort Campbell’s BACH to offer immunizations and health information at Retiree Appreciation Day event
Fort Campbell, KY – Eligible retirees and their family members with a valid DoD ID card will have an opportunity to receive three immunizations during Fort Campbell’s Soldiers and Families for Life Appreciation Week’s final day, September 24th, culminating the week-long activities.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s medical team will be available at the Soldier Support Center from 1:00pm to 5:00pm to talk one-on-one about health promotion opportunities with retirees and their family members as well as provide the shingles, pneumonia, and influenza vaccines.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion inspired by retired, blind, double amputee, former Marine
BACH Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Troops from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion packed Fort Campbell’s Wilson Theater August 19th, for a healthy dose of inspiration from one of the unlikeliest motivational speakers.
While serving in Iraq in 2007, Cpl. Matthew Bradford was severely injured by an improvised explosive device, which took his eyesight and both legs. He became the first blind, double amputee in Marine history to be allowed to reenlist. Now a medically retired marine, he recounted his ordeal and road to recovery for a captivated audience.
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the contributions and sacrifices made by military Retirees, Veterans, survivors and their Families, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will host a Soldiers and Families for Life Appreciation Week September 21st-24th.
The week-long event will be held at various locations on the installation and will include an assortment of activities including a two-day job fair, Retiree appreciation day, benefits fair, golf tournament and street fair.
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Labor Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, September 5th, therefore all primary and specialty care services and pharmacies will be closed.
The Emergency Center, overnight inpatient services as well as supportive supplementary services will remain open to provide inpatient, acute and emergency medical care.
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital boosts access to health care, piloting multiple options for patients
BACH Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) will offer a consolidated Extended Hours Clinic beginning September 6th, at the Screaming Eagle Medical Home, next to Clarksville’s Tennova Healthcare in Medical Office Building One.
“We continue to seek ways to increase our availability to the population we serve,” said Col. Telita Crosland, BACH commander. “It is important that we look at our population’s needs and determine what fits them best and mold our services to support them.”
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital physical therapists offer course in dry needling
Technique adds to growing list of non-opioid pain management practices at Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Physical Therapy is hosting level one and two dry needling courses July 19th-24th for military and federal healthcare providers.
Physical therapists Maj. Leigh Anne Lechanski, BACH physical therapy department, and Maj. Richard Westrick, U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine deputy chief of military performance, are teaching two levels of dry needling to 27 military and federal physical therapists and primary care providers this week.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that currently all westbound lanes of traffic are closed on Tiny Town Road near the intersection of Summerhaven Road due to a traffic crash. Three vehicles are involved in the accident.
There are three injuries reported. One person was transported to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. No one else required medical assistance.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that currently all westbound lanes of traffic are closed on Tiny Town Road near the intersection of Summerhaven Road due to a traffic crash. There are three vehicles involved in the crash and three injuries reported.
One person was transported to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. No one else required medical assistance.
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now has Audio Appointments for Patient Convenience
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) beneficiaries, the primary care Army Medical Homes began offering a limited number of Audio Appointments on weekdays in an effort to improve the delivery of Primary Care.
Audio Appointments allow patients an opportunity to address specific medical concerns with a provider over the phone, at a scheduled time, as opposed to showing up in person for an appointment within their medical home.
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