New Year, New You
The New Year provides us an opportunity to emphasize the importance of health and wellness within the DoD community. This month we focus on the importance of integrative wellness, proper nutrition, physical activity, mental wellness, tobacco-free living, and proper sleep habits.
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The winter months are a great time for outdoor activities provided you are properly prepared for the elements. Simple tips like dressing in layers, limiting caffeine and alcohol intake and being aware of the weather can prevent Hypothermia, Frostbite and muscle strain due to overexertion.
MiCARE Provides Faster Care
MiCARE allows patients to renew subscriptions, receive test and lab results, and communicate online with healthcare professionals about non-urgent symptoms. Want to learn more?
MiCare vs TRICARE
TRICARE Online and MiCare have both similarities and differences. Want to learn more?
Voice your Concerns!
Patients and Staff members who have concerns about quality of care or patient safety are encouraged to address their concerns through the appropriate channels, including, but not limited to, the unit Patient Advocate Representative, the Hospital Patient Advocate 702-653-2201, Patient Safety, 702-653-3362, or Organizational Improvement, 702-653-2527.
In addition, the MDG Commander/CEO is always interested, ready and able to address any patient concerns at 702-653-2000.
New hand-written prescriptions may be filled at the satellite pharmacy. Prescriptions from civilian providers will be filled if the medication is on the hospital's outpatient formulary (a listing of stocked medications).
Refills are available through a phone-in refill system and should be picked up at the drive-through windows at the satellite pharmacy. Listen to the automated message for changes in hours of operation and other important pharmacy information.
The 99th Medical Group (99 MDG) is comprised of approximately 1400 personnel who are dedicated to providing preventive, emergency and acute care services for approximately 22,000 active-duty members and their dependents.
Health care services are also provided directly or coordinated for over 40,000 retirees, their dependents or other eligible beneficiaries on a space-available basis.
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