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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Process Improvement team receives coveted Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – A team of Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians were formally recognized October 21st, 2020 for their innovative process-improvement initiative that streamlined patient access to behavioral health resources enhancing patient outcomes and medical readiness.

U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle and Army Medicine Chief of Staff and Chief of the Army Medical Department Civilian Corps Mr. Richard Beauchemin presented a team from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell, Kentucky with the coveted Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award during a virtual award ceremony.

A team of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians gathered for a virtual award ceremony on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 21. U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle and Army Medicine Chief of Staff and Chief of the Army Medical Department Civilian Corps Mr. Richard Beauchemin logged in and virtually presented the team with the coveted Army Medicine Wolf Pack award for their innovative process-improvement initiative to streamline patient access to behavioral health resources within the hospital’s primary care clinics to enhance patient outcomes and medical readiness.

A team of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians gathered for a virtual award ceremony on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 21. U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle and Army Medicine Chief of Staff and Chief of the Army Medical Department Civilian Corps Mr. Richard Beauchemin logged in and virtually presented the team with the coveted Army Medicine Wolf Pack award for their innovative process-improvement initiative to streamline patient access to behavioral health resources within the hospital’s primary care clinics to enhance patient outcomes and medical readiness.

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U.S. Army Surgeon General talks at Fort Campbell about Readiness and Modernization

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West visited Fort Campbell to meet with Army and community leaders and share her message for all of Army Medicine October 29th to 31st, 2018.

West began her visit with a meeting with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Acting Senior Mission Commander, Brig. Gen. Todd K. Royar, followed by a round table discussion at 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters with brigade command team leaders to personally ensure they are getting what they need from Army Medicine to support medical readiness for their Soldiers.

Lt. Gen. Nadja West, U.S. Army surgeon general and commander of Army Medical Command, speaks at Fort Campbell's Wilson Theater during one of two town halls Oct. 30. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

Lt. Gen. Nadja West, U.S. Army surgeon general and commander of Army Medical Command, speaks at Fort Campbell’s Wilson Theater during one of two town halls Oct. 30. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital announces U.S. Army Surgeon General to host Town Halls at Fort Campbell

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Nadja West, the highest ranking woman to graduate from West Point, is slated to host two Town Halls October 30th, 2018 at Fort Campbell. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff and Fort Campbell TRICARE beneficiaries are invited to attend the in-person Town Hall from noon until 1:00pm at Wilson Theater October 30th.

In addition, Fort Campbell TRICARE beneficiaries are invited to participate in a virtual Town Hall from 5:00pm to 6:00pm October 30th.

U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Nadja West

U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Nadja West

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American Heart Association says Renewed Trend in Movie Tobacco Scenes Disturbing

 

American Heart AssociationWashington, D.C.American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on “Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies — United States, 2010–2016:”

“Based on previous trends, we thought tobacco use in film would soon play its final scene. This latest CDC study indicates a troublesome plot twist.

The Surgeon General has concluded that there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young persons.

The Surgeon General has concluded that there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young persons.

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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 MWR’s Spectacular Saturday helps BACH reach out to Community

 

2014 Fort Campbell Week of the EaglesFort Campbell, KY – On Saturday Fort Campbell MWR organized Spectacular Saturday, a massive event for the soldiers and their family’s as part of the 2014 Week of the Eagles. The 2014 Week of the Eagle Community Fair featured static displays with some of the 101st Airborne Division’s tactical equipment including helicopters like the Chinook, Apache, Blackhawk, Kiowa and land vehicles including an HMMWV and an MRAP! For the Kids or young at heart there were zip-lines, and over a dozen inflatables. The Week of the Eagles Car show, and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Community Health Fair were also part of this mega event. It was a lot of fun for everyone who attended.

“Blanchfield Army community Hospital is starting their 26 Week Performance Triad Health Challenge,” said Laura Boyd, Public Affairs Officer for Blachfield Army Community Hospital. “The performance Triad is the Army Surgeon General’s way to promote sleep, activity, and nutrition to help ensure more healthy soldiers.”

A young lady and her father enjoy the trackless train at the 2014 Week of the Eagles Spectacular Saturday Community Fair

A young lady and her father enjoy the trackless train at the 2014 Week of the Eagles Spectacular Saturday Community Fair

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital earns national recognition for medical home

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s community-based clinic, the Screaming Eagle Medical Home, recently earned the highest recognition attainable from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

“Our productivity, patient satisfaction, continuity and wellness rates have been above Army Medicine standards since our inception, but it means even more when an external evaluator at the national level judges ours to be among the finest primary care facilities, not just in the Army, but in the nation,” said Screaming Eagle Medical Home medical director Dr. Mark Trawinski. «Read the rest of this article»

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Army Enlisted Medical Corps provides quality care for more than a century

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Army’s Enlisted Medical Corps celebrates an important anniversary today. For 125 years, the Army Enlisted Medical Corps has provided quality care and selfless service to Soldiers, Retirees and Family members on the home front and on the battlefield.

“Enlisted Medical Corps Soldiers truly are the backbone of the Army Medical Department,” said Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Command Sgt. Maj. Brian A. Fahl. “We rely on these Soldiers every day to offer compassionate healthcare while promoting wellness. They, along with the medical team, ensure Soldier readiness and resilience among our beneficiaries.”

Non-commissioned officer in charge of BACH’s Orthopedic Cast Clinic Sgt. Timothy Baker (right) assists orthopedic surgeon Maj. Clifford Evans Feb. 29th during an appointment with patient Jayson Mocarsky. Baker is one of more than 200 Enlisted Medical Corps Soldiers strengthening the team at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

Non-commissioned officer in charge of BACH’s Orthopedic Cast Clinic Sgt. Timothy Baker (right) assists orthopedic surgeon Maj. Clifford Evans Feb. 29th during an appointment with patient Jayson Mocarsky. Baker is one of more than 200 Enlisted Medical Corps Soldiers strengthening the team at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

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