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March 8, 2024

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth’s HSBTC Receives Reaccreditation

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Healthcare Simulation and Bioskills Training Center (HSBTC), was awarded reaccreditation for five years by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Jan. 24.

March 8, 2024

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth hosts OR Groundbreaking Ceremony

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) welcomed representatives from J&J Worldwide Services, a facilities services government contractor, for an OR (operating room) construction project groundbreaking ceremony, Jan. 18.

March 8, 2024

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Welcomes First Baby 2024

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Jan. 2) It’s a ‘Happy New Year’ for two Sailors who became parents of the first baby born at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP), Jan. 1.

March 8, 2024

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Receives First Navy AIUM Accreditation

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Clinic celebrated accreditation by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Dec. 8.

Dec. 11, 2023

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth marks designation of the first U.S. Navy-led Level II Trauma Center

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Dec. 8, 2023) Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the designation of the medical center as a Level II Trauma Center, Dec. 8.

Dec. 11, 2023


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Dec. 1, 2023) Naval Medical Center Portsmouth’s (NMCP) Hematology/Oncology Department hosted the 21st annual Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department Christmas party in NMCP’s Galley, Dec. 1.

Dec. 11, 2023

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Receives Level II Trauma Center Designation

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Aug. 24, 2023) -- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) has been awarded provisional designation as a Level II Trauma Center by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Health.

Aug. 3, 2023

NMCP Hosts Elementary Students For STEM Tour

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (July 26, 2023) Elementary school students attending Starbase Victory MedBase summer camp, hosted by Portsmouth City School District, toured Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) July 26, as part of an effort by the district to expose children to the world of STEM.

July 20, 2023

Tidewater Market Saves by Integrating and Optimizing Pathology Services

In a Defense Health Agency Market that serves more than 390,000 beneficiaries, U.S. Navy Capt. Stacie Milavec is the subject matter expert on all matters concerning clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services. So, when Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Commanding Officer U.S. Navy Capt. Shelley Perkins first asked her to look for ways to optimize services within the newly established Tidewater Market, Milavec, with more than 23 years of experience in military medicine, took on the challenge and immediately began to identify opportunities.

July 20, 2023

Antibiotic Allergy De-Labeling Improves Healthcare and Saves Money

Antibiotics are one of the most frequently prescribed medications in the world today. And among all antibiotics, penicillin and related beta-lactam antibiotics have proven to be the safest and most effective at eradicating common bacterial infections since their discovery in the early 20th century. Unfortunately, today, many U.S. patients are incorrectly labeled as having a penicillin allergy, which limits their access to essential medications and makes them vulnerable to complications associated with broad-spectrum antibiotic treatments.

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