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Feb. 22, 2021

Diverse in talent, united in mission; 120 years of service

Officially founded in 1901 with the purpose of caring for soldiers on the battlefield and at home, the Army Nurse Corps has used their diverse talents in their united mission to provide selfless service and quality care to Soldiers, family members and other beneficiaries for over a century.

Jan. 22, 2021

Delgado-DeWaele receives leadership award

A member of the Medical Department Activity-Alaska operations section has received the Capt. John R. Teal Leadership Civilian Award for 2020.

Jan. 22, 2021

Behind the medicine: medical maintenance

At the conclusion of a medical appointment, the provider and their support staff often receive the compliments or disapproval from a patient, but whether the appointment went well or not, often begins before the patient ever enters the room.

Nov. 6, 2020

MHS GENESIS goes live at MEDDAC-AK

With the flip of a switch Medical Department Activity – Alaska officially deployed MHS GENESIS, the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, Oct. 31 during an early morning ceremony at Bassett Army Community Hospital.

May 22, 2020

Breaking the fast

‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ is a common phrase, but one often ignored. Breaking a fast with the first meal of the day is an important part of having a healthy, balanced diet and life. What makes breakfast so important?

May 2, 2020

Exceeding Expectations

Pregnancy can be an anxiety-filled time for many women, especially when going through pregnancy alone. This is where Alyssa Roland found herself in this exact situation; pregnant, alone and anxious.

April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Rapid Testing

Bassett Army Community Hospital became the first healthcare organization in interior Alaska, and one of a handful in the state, with the ability to provide rapid COVID-19 testing as of April 6.

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