At Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), patients who once had to endure extreme lower leg pain and an inability to walk are now up, running and even returning to active duty status, thanks to the new Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis, or IDEO.
Naval Hospital Lemoore's (NHL) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Gregory Gonzales, a native of Thousand Oaks, California, was selected as the 2014 Navy Pharmacy Junior Technician of the Year at the Joint Forces Pharmacy Seminar in Washington D.C. Oct. 22.
It is rare in modern day society to encounter a person who is an expert in multiple fields of study. History has given us artists Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. The athletics world introduced us to two-sport stars such as Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders.
The Integrated Health Community Initiative (IHCI), a multi-year program to optimize population health and improve patient care while simultaneously reducing overall health care costs for Navy Medicine, received the 2014 Military Health System (MHS) Innovation Award Dec. 4.
Leaders of men know their greatest resource is the people under their charge. Leaders also know, to be successful, they must fight for their people and guide and mentor them with their best interests in mind.
When it comes to providing a remarkable patient experience, several axioms apply. Smile, smile, and smile again. Always, always, make eye contact. Acknowledge the patient, say their name, and compliment them on their shirt or shoes.
Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) made history Aug. 9 when dermatologists performed their first allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell infusion on a patient -- the first ever performed at a U.S. military treatment facility.
Following a successful two year tour as the commanding officer for Naval Medical Center San Diego, Capt. Jose Acosta, will relinquish command to Capt. Joel Roos, at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Aug. 30, at the medical center.
Following a dynamic, three-year tour as the commander for Navy Medicine West (NMW), Rear Adm. Bruce L. Gillingham will relinquish command to Rear Adm. Paul D. Pearigen at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Dec. 5, at Naval Base San Diego.
After serving nearly three years as Navy Medicine West's (NMW) command master chief (CMC), Force Master Chief (FORCM) Hosea Smith, Jr., has left sunny San Diego for the bustling beltway of the National Capital Region.
Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) hosted the 2nd annual Pacific Partnership Resident and Scholarly Fair Mar. 31. The Scholarly Activity Fair gave participants a chance to discuss lessons learned during Pacific Partnership 2016 (PP16).