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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital holds Change of Command Ceremony for new Commander

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – On June 17th, 2019 at the Fort Campbell Family Resource Center, Tennessee-native Col. Patrick T. Birchfield assumed command of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Fort Campbell during a change of command ceremony.

Birchfield replaced Col. Anthony McQueen, who led efforts to transform BACH’s medical support to units from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, enabling the medical readiness of more than 90 percent of their Soldiers for deployment, and providing access to care for more than 73,000 beneficiaries.

Col. Anthony McQueen relinquishes command of U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Campbell to Col. Patrick Birchfield during a change of command ceremony June 17. Brig. Gen. Michael J. Talley, Deputy Commanding General of Regional Health Command-Atlantic, passes the hospital colors to Birchfield, symbolizing the transfer of command responsibility. (David E. Gillespie)

Col. Anthony McQueen relinquishes command of U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Campbell to Col. Patrick Birchfield during a change of command ceremony June 17. Brig. Gen. Michael J. Talley, Deputy Commanding General of Regional Health Command-Atlantic, passes the hospital colors to Birchfield, symbolizing the transfer of command responsibility. (David E. Gillespie)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to conduct required training, some out-patient services affected

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will conduct annual required continuing medical education training for personnel Friday, April 19th, 2019 in conjunction with the Fort Campbell training holiday. BACH’s outpatient services, including outpatient pharmacies, will follow a holiday schedule. BACH Emergency Center, labor and delivery, inpatient services and supporting emergency services remain open 24/7 and will not be affected.

“The impact of our team using the post DONSA (Day of No Scheduled Activities) for staff training should be minimal as no outpatient appointments were scheduled that day. We ask our beneficiaries to anticipate a longer wait at the Town Center Pharmacy Friday as it will be the only BACH supported pharmacy operating that day,” said BACH commander Col. Anthony McQueen.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recognizes the contributions of Social Work Professionals

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – March is National Professional Social Work Month and is an opportunity to spotlight the profession and highlight the important contributions social workers make to society.

“As we celebrate March as National Professional Social Work Month, we want to say a special thank you to our military and civilian social work staff at Blanchfield. They are committed to supporting our Soldiers and Family members,” said Col. Anthony McQueen, hospital commander.

March is National Professional Social Work Month. Military and civilian social work profesionals at BACH are committed to supporting Soldiers and family members. Their job duties include clinical counseling, crisis intervention, disaster relief, critical event debriefing, teaching and training, and policy development. (U.S. Army photo by Greg Calidonna)

March is National Professional Social Work Month. Military and civilian social work profesionals at BACH are committed to supporting Soldiers and family members. Their job duties include clinical counseling, crisis intervention, disaster relief, critical event debriefing, teaching and training, and policy development. (U.S. Army photo by Greg Calidonna)

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Management of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to transfer from Army Medicine to Defense Health Agency

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The director of the Defense Health Agency’s Transitional Intermediate Management Organization visited staff at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently, to discuss the hospital’s transition as an Army managed facility to a DHA managed facility later this year.

“For our patients it should be invisible. Whether it’s the Department of the Army, who has [medical] responsibility for this community now, or the Defense Health Agency, our collective requirements, responsibilities, authorities, are all the same,” said Major General Ronald J. Place, who also serves as the director, National Capital Region Medical Directorate, for DHA. “Patients will receive the same great care, same access, same everything. They shouldn’t see any difference.”

Hospital Commander, Col. Anthony McQueen welcomes Defense Health Agency's Transitional Intermediate Management Organization Director, Maj. Gen. Ronald Place to BACH. Place came to speak with McQueen and hospital staff about BACH's transition from Army Medicine to DHA. (U.S. Army Photo by Laura Boyd.)

Hospital Commander, Col. Anthony McQueen welcomes Defense Health Agency’s Transitional Intermediate Management Organization Director, Maj. Gen. Ronald Place to BACH. Place came to speak with McQueen and hospital staff about BACH’s transition from Army Medicine to DHA. (U.S. Army Photo by Laura Boyd.)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital earns accreditation for Centering Pregnancy prenatal program

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recently earned site accreditation for its Centering Pregnancy prenatal care program, officials announced September 25th, 2018.

“We’re very proud of our team members for achieving this milestone. It represents their commitment to our expectant mothers and their babies as this achievement demonstrates they receive safe, quality care. We are honored to provide military service members and their family members the best prenatal experience available at our hospital,” said Col. Anthony McQueen, hospital commander.

BACH Centering Pregnancy participants meet September 6th  to show off their babies and share their birth stories during a Centering Pregnancy reunion. Centering Pregnancy is a prenatal care method that combines traditional one-on-one health assessments, interactive learning and community support. Spouses and partners may also attend the group sessions to learn and offer support as pregnant women connect and learn about pregnancy, labor and delivery and life with a new baby. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

BACH Centering Pregnancy participants meet September 6th to show off their babies and share their birth stories during a Centering Pregnancy reunion. Centering Pregnancy is a prenatal care method that combines traditional one-on-one health assessments, interactive learning and community support. Spouses and partners may also attend the group sessions to learn and offer support as pregnant women connect and learn about pregnancy, labor and delivery and life with a new baby. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital nurse Carol Lindsey helps Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville grow fetal monitoring program

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – A nurse from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently joined nurse educators at a local Clarksville, Tennessee hospital to conduct training on fetal heart monitoring to increase its capabilities.

Certified nurse midwife Carol Lindsey has more than thirty years of experience helping bring babies into the world and has an advanced qualification in a fetal monitoring technique that allows her to train other nurse educators. So, when nearby Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville wanted to expand its fetal monitoring training program Lindsey shared her expertise.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Certified Nurse Midwife Carol Lindsey observes Tennova Healthcare Clarksville Perinatal Nurse Educator Trish Sutton as she demonstrates a fetal monitoring technique on a training aid during a fetal monitoring instructor class at Tennova recently. Fetal heart monitoring is one method that allows the medical team to monitor how the unborn child is handling labor. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Certified Nurse Midwife Carol Lindsey observes Tennova Healthcare Clarksville Perinatal Nurse Educator Trish Sutton as she demonstrates a fetal monitoring technique on a training aid during a fetal monitoring instructor class at Tennova recently. Fetal heart monitoring is one method that allows the medical team to monitor how the unborn child is handling labor. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital extended services after Winter Storm

 

BACH continues to Reschedule Canceled Appointments

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital leadership created a Saturday make-up appointment opportunity, seeing nearly 300 patients after the winter storm in January.

BACH personnel continue to reschedule appointments for beneficiaries, whose outpatient appointments were canceled after road conditions limited activity on Fort Campbell to essential personnel only, January 12th and 16th.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital names NCO and Soldier of the Year

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recognized its top NCO and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony Friday, January 19th.

Sgt. Olivia Barker, assigned to LaPointe Army Medical Home and Spc. Ryan Washington, assigned to the hospital’s optometry department, were named NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively, after competing in nine events with fellow candidates from the hospital and outlying medical homes.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Commander, Col. Anthony L. McQueen, presents Sgt. Olivia Barker the Army Commendation Medal during an award ceremony Jan. 19, for her selection as the hospital’s NCO of the Year. Barker and fellow candidates competed in nine events including marksmanship, a physical fitness test, written exam with essay, selection board appearance, land navigation and battle drills. (U.S. Army, Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Commander, Col. Anthony L. McQueen, presents Sgt. Olivia Barker the Army Commendation Medal during an award ceremony Jan. 19, for her selection as the hospital’s NCO of the Year. Barker and fellow candidates competed in nine events including marksmanship, a physical fitness test, written exam with essay, selection board appearance, land navigation and battle drills. (U.S. Army, Maria Yager)

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BACH uses Virtual Health to help keep Soldiers battle ready at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Commander for Regional Health Command Atlantic Brig. Gen. R. Scott Dingle visited Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently and saw how Virtual Health initiatives are keeping Fort Campbell medical readiness high among the force.

Army Virtual Health uses electronic communication, like video-teleconferencing and secure networked computer data bases to connect patients, their information and providers to health care across the world or across the post.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Chief of Soldier Health Services Maj. Tammy Smoak shows Regional Health Command Atlantic Commander Brig. Gen. R. Scott Dingle how she conducts a Virtual Health appointment. Smoak uses a computer and video camera at one of her health clinics to connect over a secure network to Health Technician Kelly Money at Fort Campbell's Soldier Support Center. Smoak uses this virtual connection to conduct medical visits with Soldiers completing their Periodic Health Assessment, an annual requirement for all service members. Blanchfield is able to save time and improve readiness by conducting these assessments virtually during Soldier in-processing. (Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Chief of Soldier Health Services Maj. Tammy Smoak shows Regional Health Command Atlantic Commander Brig. Gen. R. Scott Dingle how she conducts a Virtual Health appointment. Blanchfield is able to save time and improve readiness by conducting these assessments virtually during Soldier in-processing. (Maria Yager)

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