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Madigan Public Affairs

Ian Gunyea, right, a certified physician assistant, charts patient notes at Madigan Army Medical Center on May 17.

Madigan Army Medical Center

Madigan Public Affairs

The accreditation looked at not just the bariatric surgery program itself, but also at supporting subspecialties such as emergency medicine and interventional radiology.

10th Medical Group

Published: 01:18PM May 24th, 2018

Air Force Maj. (Dr.) Marc Neuffer, chief of cornea and refractive surgery at the 10th Medical Group, corrected Air Force satellite engineer Capt. Brent Danner’s degenerative eye condition with an innovative laser surgery, called collagen crosslinking.

Performance Triad Guide

Published: 01:17PM May 24th, 2018

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nonactive adults need about 0.4 grams of protein per pound of body weight daily. According to the Performance Triad Guide, service members conducting three to five physical readiness training sessions per week, plus strength training or endurance training, need 0.7 to 0.8 grams of protein per pound of body weight.

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 02:48PM April 26th, 2018

The Joint Tele-Critical Care Network’s center in Madigan’s hospital tower opened April 18.

Alcohol Awareness Month

Published: 02:46PM April 26th, 2018

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and one forgotten aspect of alcohol to be aware of is the calories.

Published: 04:17PM January 21st, 2016

More teenaged military family members can now get their health care needs taken care of right in their schools thanks to the recent opening of three more School Based Health Centers.

Published: 04:17PM January 21st, 2016

Starting Feb. 1, several changes to the TRICARE Pharmacy benefit will take effect, notably the online refill system and the copay costs for retail network pharmacies and home delivery.

Published: 11:47AM January 7th, 2016

For the second year running, a Madigan Army Medical Center doctor earned the honor of being named the Military Health System Junior Army Female Physician Leadership Award.

Published: 11:47AM January 7th, 2016

When the Shelton family leaves each day for work, there’s a good chance they’ll see each other before their days are through.

Published: 12:00AM November 24th, 2015

It’s not every day that a training module for Soldiers would include lying down on yoga mats and simulating sleep techniques, but on a cold and wet November morning, more than 1,400 Soldiers and family members of the 555th Engineer Brigade did just that in support of the new Performance Triad program the unit is piloting for Army Medicine.

Published: 12:00AM November 24th, 2015

Current and former service members have family building opportunities.