U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Story Archive

US Naval Hospital Guam Staff Participates in Radiological Drill  (22 September 2014)
Sailors from U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Emergency Department participated in the annual inspection of the USS Frank Cable (AS 40) Radiation Health Program Sept. 16 which requires a coordinated drill to transport and treat a critically injured and radiological contaminated worker.
US Naval Hospital Guam's MRI Machine Adds Value to Patients, Hospital  (8 October 2014)
U.S. Naval Hospital Guam recently added a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine to its inventory, which not only provides better access for patients, but is projected to save the hospital approximately $225,000 annually.
US Naval Hospital Guam Launches Pet Therapy Program  (15 October 2014)
U.S. Naval Hospital Guam and its Red Cross Chapter held a cake cutting ceremony Oct. 15 to welcome its newest four-legged, Red Cross Volunteers, Millie, Shana, and Luna. These volunteers are helping to launch the first animal assisted therapy program offered at the hospital.
Career Development Boards: U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Medical Corps Sets the Course  (17 November 2014)
Since last November, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam has been implementing "Career Development Board's" (CDB) for Medical Corps Officers, which consists of physicians in a variety of specialties, because of the value they provide to individual careers.
SanNicolas Thankful for 44 Years of Pain Removed  (25 November 2014)
Lt. Andrew McDermott, a family practice physician at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam, received an unexpected surprise, Nov. 17, from one of his patients.
New Year Baby Welcomed Where America's Day Begins  (2 January 2015)
U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam, located where America's day begins, officially welcomed the first military baby of the New Year, 2015, at 11:55 a.m. on New Year's Day.
Safety Fair: It's All About Process Improvement  (2 January 2015)
U.S. Naval Hospital Guam hosted its annual Process Improvement Fair December 10th. Staff from approximately 18 departments showcased their best healthcare process improvement (PI) projects.
U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Offers Joint Training On Prevention  (9 January 2015)
Prevention is important to a person's health. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) almost one out of every two adults has at least one chronic disease, many of which are preventable.
Belief Makes Dreams Real: An MLK Celebration  (16 January 2015)
U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam and U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Diversity Committees co-sponsored a ceremony in the hospital's atrium Jan. 16 to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. whose emphasis on words, instead of violence impacted civil rights and equality.
Deleon Picked Up for Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program   (21 January 2015)
Wednesday isn't just hump day for Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Joy Deleon who works at U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam.
U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Celebrates Black History Month  (20 February 2015)
The U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Diversity committee held its annual diversity event, Feb. 19, celebrating black history month. This year's theme was "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture."
Naval Hospital Celebrates Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Month  (27 March 2015)
In the Navy, diversity is celebrated as many of its Sailors come from places around the world. One of those places is Guam, a U.S. territory located in the heart of the Pacific.
Naval Hospital Guam Celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month  (29 May 2015)
U.S. Naval Hospital Guam's Diversity Committee hosted an Asian Pacific Heritage Month event, in the command's training center, May 29.
Guam Sailors Impress Admiral with Process Improvement Strategies  (17 June 2015)
During his annual command visits throughout the region, Rear Adm. Bruce Gillingham, commander, Navy Medicine West, made it to U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam just in time to participate in its semiannual Process Improvement (PI) Fair, June 16.

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