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Default Air Force Logo Annual Consent for Automatic Prescription Refills Begins Sept. 1
Beginning Sept. 1, 2017, Express Scripts will need annual consent from patients who want to receive automatic refills of their maintenance medications enrolled in TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery. This means that just before one of your prescriptions runs out of refills, Express Scripts will reach out to you to know if you would like your doctor to be contacted to renew the prescription and if you’d like to continue in the Automatic Refill program. If not, Express Scripts will not refill your prescription.
0 8/17
2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
0 7/10
2017
Default Air Force Logo 55th Wing recognizes National Nurses Week
The nurses and medical technicians of the Fighting Fifty-Fifth, Ehrling Bergquist Clinic encourage you to learn a bit more about the advancement of their craft during the annual observance of National Nurses Week, May 6 - 12.According to American Nurses Association, this year’s observance theme is “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.” 
0 5/08
2017
Dr. Terry Adirim is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Services Policy and Oversight Military Children’s Health Month: Taking care of our youngest beneficiaries
The Military Health System is dedicated to making sure we provide good care to our service members, retirees, and families. As a pediatric emergency physician for more than 20 years, I have witnessed heartbreaking scenes of children brought in for treatment after some terrible accident or illness, so I know firsthand how important it is to do our
0 4/06
2017
The Air Force Surgeon General has announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards. Offutt Airmen Among AFMS 2016 Award Winners
The Air Force Surgeon General has announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards.The nominations submitted reflect the extraordinary quality of the Airmen in the Air Force Medical Service. The accomplishments of those recognized demonstrate expertise, leadership and commitment across the full
0 2/23
2017
Clinical Study looking for Volunteers Utility of genetics clinical study seeks volunteers across Air Force
In partnership with the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative, recruitment has begun for Phase II of the Air Force Medical Service Personalized Medicine Clinical Utility Study. The aim of the study is to evaluate the utility of genetics and genomics in clinical care. Phase I of the CUS took place from 2011 to 2013 and enrolled more than 2,100
0 1/17
2017
Members of the 55th Security Forces Squadron, draw cards to determine how many push-ups or air squats the whole office does together at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Dec. 23, 2016. This strategy is used to promote a culture of fitness in Airmen’s daily lives through participation in brief exercises throughout the duty day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Promoting fitness - one plank at a time
Death, deployment, facing the consequences of a failed Physical Fitness Assessment, all can be stressful factors for military members and they can compound without a strategy to address them. Besides taking full advantage of the various helping agencies on base, an important factor to remember is that Brief, consistent exercises throughout the day
0 1/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Coping with stress through healthy thinking
Stress. Even the mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how a person copes with daily stressors can have great impacts on their quality of life and overall health.
0 6/22
2016
Master Sgt. Joseph Molzen, an Airman assigned to the 107th Security Forces Squadron, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. gets to see his newborn daughter for the first time. Molzen was one of more than 30 Airmen from the 107th SFS to return from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia, Feb. 4-5, 2016. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Campbell/Released). AF New Parent Support Program helps families care for infants and toddlers
Vital to children’s health is development which occurs in the early years –from birth to age 3. As newborns grow into infants and infants become toddlers, they go through a series of developmental milestones such as first words, first steps and skills to wave “hello” or “goodbye.” The needs of children –physical, social, emotional and educational
0 4/11
2016
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