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Dec. 12, 2022

Public Health Nurses: Heroes for Health

In a world where public health is constantly being challenged, the need for front-line contenders in the fight against threats is rapidly increasing. Thus, the work of the Public Health Nurse (PHN) is nothing short of heroic. While focusing on the current well-being of the public, they must also plan and prioritize future approaches to prevent disease and promote health in order to keep our Warfighter population healthy and fit to fight and win. Within their own small community, PHNs rely on collaboration to identify ways to reduce inefficiencies and advocate for opportunities to impact Warfighter readiness.

Dec. 8, 2022

DHA Tidewater Market prepares for MHS GENESIS: A Transformational Change in Military Healthcare

DHA Tidewater Market Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Air Force 633 Medical Group (Langley), and McDonald Army Health Center will transition to the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS, on January 23, 2023.

Sept. 30, 2022

A Wet Nose Actually Can Help You Feel Better – and Maybe Even Save Your Life

Cmdr. Tracy Krauss, Officer in Charge, Public Health Specialty Leader, and Norfolk-based facility therapy dog, Patty Mac, visited Naval Information Forces and the other two information warfare command on the DoD Suffolk Complex. Patty Mac works in the waiting room of the Sewells Point Branch Health Clinic where she has the opportunity to alert her handler of patients who are in emotional stress thereby allowing staff to identify ways to help

Sept. 29, 2022

Naval Medical Portsmouth's New Baby Clinic Gets Market Assistance

Senior Airman Anika Davis-Olson, assigned to Internal Medicine at Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) 633 Medical Group (MDG) in Langley, Va., gets vitals from newborn Esiais Leio Almaraz during a 48 hour well baby check at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth's (NMCP) new baby clinic. Davis-Olson was at NMCP as part of support from the McDonald Army Health Center at Fort Eustis Va. and AFMS Langley 633 MDG at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Hampton, Va. -- both Defense Health Agency (DHA) Market Partners in the Tidewater area. Their support enables Portsmouth's New Baby Clinic to remain open on Saturdays during the deployment of the USNS Comfort (T-AH-20). Together the DHA Tidewater Market continues to provide safe and quality care for its Service Members across all the area MTFs. #DHATIDEWATERMARKETPARTNERS

June 29, 2022

NMCP Presents DAISY Award

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (June 6, 2022) - Lt. Desiree Steinhilber, a Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) nurse assigned to the Pediatrics Ward (4A/B), was surprised with NMCP’s DAISY Award during a ceremony, June 6. Capt. Shelley Perkins, NMCP’s commanding officer presented the award.

May 26, 2022


Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) recently acquired two new ambulances and created an Inter-Facility Transfer Team (IFTT) to better coordinate the movement of patients.

May 26, 2022


U.S. Navy Chaplains assigned to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth provided Blessing of the Hands this week to Nurses across the Tidewater Market as part of Nurses Week.

May 26, 2022


The 37th Annual Academic Research Competition (ARC) was held the week of May 2 with the winners of each phase of the competition announced during a ceremony, May 6.

May 4, 2022


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (April 28, 2022) –Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) staff used their expertise as care providers in a unique way on April 28. Instead of caring for the sick and wounded, they were educating and inspiring the future of our country.

May 4, 2022


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Apr. 13, 2022) – Lt. Cmdr. Chad Thompson, an Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Emergency Medicine resident, was recognized by the City of Suffolk at their annual awards ceremony, April 5.

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