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Joint Base San Antonio
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Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center
Transforming lives, one eye at a time: Local medical personnel take part in ophthalmology mission, Panamax Alpha 2023
September 11, 2023
— In July 2023, a team of 32 members from the Air Force, Army, and Navy embarked on an Ophthalmology Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, to Regional Hospital Dr. Luis "Chicho" Fabrega in Santiago de Veraguas, Panama...
San Antonio Market speeds up hiring process for medical professionals
July 31, 2023
— The San Antonio Market has streamlined the onboarding process for new civilian employees, resulting in a 305% hiring increase. The market, which includes Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, has hired more than 660 people since introducing onboarding fairs in December 2022...
Military health leaders honor best in military medicine, medical education
May 10, 2023
— Military health leaders celebrated the top faculty members of the year during the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium annual awards dinner May 6 at the Parr Club at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph...
National Woman Physician Day: Maj. Hannah Valdes-Chenoweth
February 6, 2023
— The 59th Medical Wing highlighted Maj. Hannah Valdes-Chenoweth, 959th Surgical Operations Squadron obstetrician and gynecologist, in honor of National Woman Physician Day. Valdes-Chenoweth took over as medical director in the Women’s Health Clinic at Wilford Hall Surgical Ambulatory Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas in August 2022...
59th Medical Wing cancels appointments and procedures
January 31, 2023
— Due to inclement weather and Joint Base San Antonio base closures, the 59th Medical Wing has canceled appointments and procedures scheduled after 12:00 p.m. today, Jan. 31, 2023, at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Dunn Dental Clinic, AF Postgraduate Dental Clinic, Gateway Bulverde and Randolph Medical Treatment Facilities...
Researchers publish groundbreaking study on trauma-related sleep disorder
October 12, 2022
— A team of military and civilian researchers has identified a new sleep disorder that’s been disrupting the lives of trauma survivors for decades, if not centuries. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine published the groundbreaking study, titled “Clinical and polysomnographic features of trauma associated sleep disorder,” on its site in August...
TRICARE operations and patient administration, EFMP streamline processes
October 6, 2022
— All TRICARE operations and patient administration flight services, as well as the Exceptional Family Member Program office, are now located on the third floor of A-Wing at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center...
WHASC Physical Therapy launches Direct Access Clinic, walk-in hours
August 29, 2022
— Joint Base San Antonio's active duty members no longer have to schedule an appointment to seek treatment for acute (meaning symptoms have been occurring for less than 14 days) musculoskeletal issues. The 59th Medical Wing's Physical Therapy team has launched a Direct Access Clinic where active duty patients can seek walk-in treatment four mornings a week...
59th Medical Wing conducts simulator center training
May 18, 2022
— The 59th Medical Wing began conducting training every week starting May 4. This training maintains readiness by reinforcing assessment and treatment of life threatening traumatic injuries...
59th Medical Wing close drive-thru COVID-19 screening/testing site; other testing options available
March 30, 2022
— The 59th Medical Wing will close the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing site April 1...
59th MDW extends obstetric services
March 16, 2022
— The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center’s Women’s Health Clinic is now offering obstetric services to include prenatal and postpartum care and expanding services for walk-in patients...
Stained glass from old WHMC Chapel preserved at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center
February 11, 2022
— Between the time when the old Wilford Hall Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland shuttered its doors in 2011 and the new Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center officially opened June 7, 2017, the stained glass windows at the former WHMC Chapel had been collecting dust...
San Antonio Market leaders ask for patience during MHS GENESIS transition, COVID-19 uptick
January 18, 2022
— Beneficiaries are experiencing some delays in services due to the high levels of COVID-19 transmission in the community and the San Antonio Market’s transition to MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22...
Patients can take steps now to prepare for MHS GENESIS ‘Go Live’
December 9, 2021
— The San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and the outlying clinics, will transition to MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22, 2022...
Vaccine operations change at 59th Medical Wing
November 30, 2021
— In preparation for the launch of MHS-Genesis (new electronic health record) and to improve the patient experience, the Wilford Hall Immunizations Clinic is changing to appointment-based immunizations starting Dec. 20, 2021...
BAMC halts COVID-19 vaccinations Dec. 3 at Training Support Center, Building 4110
November 29, 2021
— The last day for operations at the COVID-19 vaccination site located in the Training Support Center, Building 4110, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston will be Dec. 3, 2021. COVID-19 vaccines at BAMC will be available starting Dec. 6 by appointment only in all Primary, Pediatrics, TMC, and OBGYN clinics. Flu vaccines are currently being offered in the clinics as well...
Thanksgiving weekend closures for COVID-19 testing/screening, vaccination sites
November 22, 2021
— Brooke Army Medical Center has released the Thanksgiving weekend closures for Joint Base San Antonio’s COVID-19 screening/testing sites for the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend...
WHASC updates COVID-19 vaccine line hours, eligibility for children
November 8, 2021
— The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center is updating COVID-19 vaccine line hours and eligibility for children...
59th Medical Wing kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
September 28, 2021
— The 59th Medical Wing is hosting a series of breast cancer awareness events throughout October...
New health maintenance resource available for military beneficiaries
September 15, 2021
— The San Antonio Market has developed a comprehensive tool to help military beneficiaries understand the current recommended health maintenance guidelines. The guidelines are displayed in an easy-to-read format with space for the patient to record their screening information details...