Tag: Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC)

TAMC strives to improve the patient experience

TAMC strives to improve the patient experience

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Within the last year, TAMC has updated and rebuilt three major clinics: the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the Progressive Care Unit and, most recently, the Pediatric Specialty Clinic.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the last half-century, the number of children diagnosed with cancer has not decreased, but with major advances in medical treatment, survival rates have dramatically improved.

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Preventive services help take command of health

Preventive services help take command of health

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s better to identify and manage potential health issues before you experience recognizable symptoms – and before they become life threatening.

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TAMC experts help Cambodia build safe blood supply

TAMC experts help Cambodia build safe blood supply

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

In support of the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) Blood Safety Program, the TAMC Department of Pathology contributes to building a sustainable blood program in Cambodia by leveraging subject matter experts in blood product utilization.

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Vaccines are vital to your health

Vaccines are vital to your health

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend vaccinations from birth through adulthood to provide a lifetime of protection. Lifelong protection is important because vaccine-preventable illnesses can strike anyone at any age.

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Families with autistic children face PCS challenges

Families with autistic children face PCS challenges

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lt. Col. Kathy Presper U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The permanent change of station, or PCS, season has arrived. Recently, at the Soldier Family Assistance Center, here, the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks hosted families of children with special needs, specifically for children diagnosed with autism. In attendance were expert panel participants […]

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Keep up to date and vaccinate!

Keep up to date and vaccinate!

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Take a few minutes to make sure you and your loved ones are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Tripler namesake remembered

Tripler namesake remembered

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center, also known as TAMC, has a long history of healing heroes since before the attacks on Pearl Harbor.

The origins of TAMC date back to 1907 when several wooden structures at Fort Shafter’s Palm Circle were used as a hospital.

In 1920, the facility was named Tripler General Hospital after Brevet Brig. Gen. Charles Stuart Tripler in honor of his contributions to Army medicine during the Civil War.

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TRICARE team conducts site visits in Hawaii

TRICARE team conducts site visits in Hawaii

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

From June 23-28, the Defense Health Agency’s TRICARE online patient portal (TOL PP) project team conducted Military Treatment Facility (MTF) site visits to Hawaii Enhanced Multi-Service Markets (eMSM) at Naval Branch Health Clinic at Makalapa, Naval Branch Health Clinic at Kaneohe Bay, Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, Tripler Army Medical Center, and Hickam Air Force Base Health Clinic.

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Sit back and enjoy fireworks show safely

Sit back and enjoy fireworks show safely

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Summer is here and with it, barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. However, along with the fun, may be plenty of visits to emergency rooms.

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