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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital adds noninvasive screening method for Colon Cancer

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – While colonoscopy, a procedure performed in the hospital under sedation, is the most accurate screening method for colon cancer, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recently added a new, noninvasive screening method for colon cancer that beneficiaries can do at home.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States and medical officials said early detection greatly increases survivability.

Mail-in colon cancer screening may end colonoscopy for most. (CDC)

Mail-in colon cancer screening may end colonoscopy for most. (CDC)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital hires Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) primary care team recently hired against a much needed vacancy in an extremely difficult medical specialty position to fill — a developmental behavioral pediatrician.

“There remains a shortage of developmental behavioral pediatricians across the country, so we are extremely grateful to bring Dr. Jerry White into our organization,” said Col. Troy Prairie, chief of BACH primary care.

Dr. Jerry White has been hired by Fort Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to fill Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician position.

Dr. Jerry White has been hired by Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to fill Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician position.

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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

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

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