Innovation means more than inventing new widgets and programs that make life easier; it means changing a mindset. That’s the view of the new chief of innovation for the Military Health System (MHS), Dr. Steve Steffensen, who sees major change in how health care must be delivered in the future.
Citizens of Meigs County recently benefited from a 10-day medical event aimed to restore health in the residents of the community and their four-legged friends. Army Reserve Soldiers alongside, Navy Sailors, set up clinics at their new duty station from June 2 -11 at Meigs High School to conduct the Ohio River Medical Mission as part of their annual training. This mission was orchestrated to provide free health care and veterinarian services to the local community.
Citizen Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord Field, Washington, participated on a multitude of levels during the two-week Patriot Warrior exercise here. Reservists from the 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in the largest portion of the exercise by undergoing extensive medical training. The 446th AES flight nurses and flying medical technicians honed their skills to help ensure no one gets left behind.