tricare
0
comments
Health & Safety

TRICARE Nurse Advice Line offers health care guidance

Posted August 15, 2014 by

TRICARE beneficiaries in the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii can now access the Nurse Advice Line to receive health care guidance and advice. The service, launched in April 2014, offers professional help by phone at a moment’s notice, officials said. “Our mission at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is to provide patient-friendly access to…

Full Story »

afmc-health
0
comments
Health & Safety

ROCK all your health-related goals with AFMC’s FY15 incentive program!

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Receive the latest health information by attending one of Air Force Materiel Command’s newest Civilian Health Promotion Services health education classes: – Exercise and Arthritis – Warning Signs of Heart Attack and Stroke – Exercise Across the Lifespan – Health and Happiness Online logins – Complete at least five logins at AFMCwellness.com Complete your Health Risk Assessment at AFMCwellness.com…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara
0
comments
Health & Safety

Environmental Management, 31st TES team to educate about wildlife

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Staff Sgt. David Wilson

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Edwards Air Force Base Environmental Management and the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron visited the Base Exchange July 19 in an effort to educate the...

Full Story »

0
comments
Health & Safety

412th Medical Group to undergo AAAHC Accreditation and AF Health Services inspection

Posted December 21, 2012 by

The 412th Medical Group will undergo a thorough survey Jan. 7 through 11, 2013, to verify the group’s compliance with national ambulatory health care and Air Force Medical Service standards. The purpose of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or AAAHC, survey is to evaluate the group’s compliance with national ambulatory health care standards….

Full Story »

tricare
0
comments
Health & Safety

TRICARE referral process resumes authorization requirement

Posted June 14, 2013 by

Air Force graphic by Jet Fabara   On April 1, UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans began serving as the TRICARE West Region managed care support contractor. Soon after the change to UnitedHealthcare, some beneficiaries and providers experienced service problems related to processing medical referral authorizations. To mitigate those problems and to ensure timely and effective medical…

Full Story »

winter-driving
0
comments
Health & Safety

Safe winter driving

Posted November 27, 2013 by

Winter driving can be hazardous and scary, especially in the northern regions where some of you may be driving over the holiday period.

Full Story »

0
comments
Health & Safety

Emergency Care versus Urgent Care

Posted May 9, 2014 by

In the event of a medical crisis, sometimes it’s hard to determine if you should go to the emergency department or an urgent care center. You can help make emergency care as efficient and effective as possible by knowing how to distinguish an emergency from urgent and routine health concerns. Is it an Emergency? The…

Full Story »

halloween
0
comments
Health & Safety

A safe and spooktacular Halloween

Posted October 24, 2014 by

For most people Halloween means three things: costumes, trick-or-treating and months of free candy.

Full Story »

0
comments
Health & Safety

Teaching fire safety

Posted April 10, 2015 by

Each year children are victims of serious injuries and death due to fire. As a parent, it’s important to know that there are specific things that can be done to increase the level of fire safety in your home. It’s also important to know that if you take fire safety seriously, you can drastically improve…

Full Story »

0
comments
Health & Safety

How much is your time worth?

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Capt. Greg Schaeffer

Team Edwards, how much is your time worth? A recent rise in speed related near-misses reported on Rosamond Blvd. has generated the following analysis from the Air Force Flight Test Center Safety Office. A near-miss is defined as someone going over the posted speed limit, changes lanes abruptly without signaling, or “cuts off” someone in…

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.