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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.