Topic: Blanchfield Army Community Hospital
Written by David E. Gillespie
Fort Campbell, KY – Easing the employment transition for Fort Campbell’s wounded, ill and injured recovering Service members, Operation Warfighter (OWF) hosted its quarterly career fair at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center Wednesday, allowing Soldiers to meet face-to-face with more than a dozen federal agencies with internship opportunities.
As a federal internship program, Operation Warfighter provides opportunities for Service members to augment their employment readiness by building their resumes, exploring employment interests, obtaining formal and on-the-job training, and gaining valuable Federal government work experience that helps prepare them for the future.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Soldier named U.S. Army Medical Command Career Counselor of the Year
Fort Campbell KY – Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Parrish of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital has been named the U.S. Army Medical Command Career Counselor of the Year.
He was presented the award by Brig. Gen. Barbara R. Holcomb and Command Sgt. Major Jayme Johnson in a small ceremony at the Hospital yesterday. He will compete against other major commands in the Secretary of the Army Career Counselor of the Year board in January.
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Veterans Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Tuesday, November 11th. Therefore, all Soldier and Patient-Centered Medical Homes and pharmacies will be closed.
The hospital remains open every day, 24 hours, seven days a week, for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delivery services. «Read the rest of this article»
Introduces user-friendly, convenience features
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s new call distribution system will launch at noon Wednesday, giving callers a host of new convenience features to minimize their time on the phone.
Among the new features, callers will receive an option for call returns without losing their place in line. If this option is chosen, callers key their phone number into the system and it will automatically return calls in the order they were received by identifying the caller’s place in the calling queue. «Read the rest of this article»
Health commissioner reaffirms synced efforts at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital roundtable
Written by David E. Gillespie
Fort Campbell, KY – Tennessee’s top health department official joined military and civilian health administrators at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Tuesday for a roundtable discussion on how healthcare efforts are synchronized across multiple agencies from local to county, regional and state levels.
The working lunch meeting was an opportunity to bolster longstanding relationships and communicate directly with Dr. John Dreyzehner, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, which is tasked to protect, promote and improve the health of people in Tennessee.
Fort Campbell, KY – During Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s 8th annual Walk to Remember Ceremony Thursday, families and parents gathered to remember and honor children lost at birth, miscarriage or at a young age.
The event, held on the hospital’s “A” Building Veranda, was organized by BACH’s chaplain and Bereavement Support Committee in support of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month. The national observance provides an opportunity to increase understanding of the tragedy involved in the deaths of unborn and newborn babies.
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold Breast Cancer Awareness Ceremony/Walk on October 17th
BACH invites Community to join this Event
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s medical team is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness ceremony and walk October 17th at noon at the hospital’s “A” building Veranda, next to the healing garden. Breast cancer survivors, their families and the community are invited to attend.
“This is a special time we can offer our support to Soldiers, Retirees and Families who have braved through the diagnosis, treatments and battles with breast cancer. It is also a time to reflect and remember our community members who have lost the battle to breast cancer,” said BACH commander Col. George N. Appenzeller. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Columbus Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, October 13th, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed. The Emergency Center will remain open to provide acute and emergency medical care.
BACH Soldier and Patient-Centered Medical Homes as well as specialty services will remain open Friday, October 10th. «Read the rest of this article»
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to offer vaccines and screenings during Fort Campbell’s Retiree Appreciation Day
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s primary care team is organizing opportunities for retirees within the community to participate in the annual health fair offered as part of Fort Campbell Retiree Appreciation Day September 27th from 8:00am to 2:00pm.
The health fair will be located in hospital’s “C” entrance off Bastogne Avenue and the Retiree Fair will be at Cole Park Commons.
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) patient care teams expect Fort Campbell to begin providing the flu vaccine to families within the Patient-Centered Medical Homes September 29th, Preventive medicine staff members will offer the vaccine in multiple venues again this year.
“BACH typically begins providing the flu vaccine in October where beneficiaries receiving the vaccine will be provided the most protection over the traditional flu season in this region which runs between October and March,” said BACH Chief of Preventive Medicine Maj. Samuel Peik.
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