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Direct observation therapy offers an LTBI patient option

Direct observation therapy offers an LTBI patient option

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

At Tripler Army Medical Center, direct observation therapy, or DOT, has become a “game-changer” in the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), a tuberculosis-related condition that if left untreated could become tuberculosis disease, or TB, one of the most contagious diseases in the world.

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TAMC clinics offer ‘Mumps Outbreak Vaccine’

TAMC clinics offer ‘Mumps Outbreak Vaccine’

| February 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Dr. Grace Chen O’Neil Tripler Army Medical Center HONOLULU — With more than 800 confirmed cases of mumps in Hawaii since March 2017, providers at Tripler Army Medical Center are encouraged to screen immunization records for newly suggested doses of the “Mumps Outbreak Vaccination,” and to offer the vaccine to those meeting specific criteria. The […]

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TAMC Tip: Safe Toys & Gifts Month

TAMC Tip: Safe Toys & Gifts Month

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

No one chooses gifts with the intent to harm, but some popular children’s toys can cause serious injuries.

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Tripler neonatal unit reunites preemies, parents

Tripler neonatal unit reunites preemies, parents

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back by popular demand, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Tripler Army Medical Center, here, hosted the eighth annual NICU Graduate Reunion, Dec. 3, to reunite with those who, at one time or another, called the Tripler NICU a second home.

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Mosquitoes that carry dengue fever are in Hawaii

Mosquitoes that carry dengue fever are in Hawaii

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hawaii state officials offer an alert Dr. Grace Chen O’Neil Department of Emergency Medicine Tripler Army Medical Center (UPDATE: 1/26/18 Addendum to Dengue Article: For those of you who read my recent article on Dengue, Dr. Christine Lang, Chief of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Tripler wrote to me. I think I might have […]

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Improvements coming Jan. 1 with TRICARE Select

Improvements coming Jan. 1 with TRICARE Select

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 1, 2018, TRICARE Select will replace TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra. As a result, beneficiaries will notice improved coverage for preventive services with TRICARE Select.

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TAMC Tip: Managing holiday stress

TAMC Tip: Managing holiday stress

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The focus of the Performance Triad is on sleep, activity and nutrition – key actions that influence health in the “life-space” of time that aren’t spent with a health care provider.

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TAMC TIP: Novelty Face Painting

TAMC TIP: Novelty Face Painting

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Face paints can be fun on Halloween and other special occasions. Here are tips to help keep your fun from leaving you with a rash, swollen eyelids, or other reaction.

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Tripler amplifies RelayHealth secure messaging

Tripler amplifies RelayHealth secure messaging

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The RelayHealth secure messaging system presents an opportunity to improve access-to-care to all TAMC patients by allowing them to communicate securely online with their health care teams and avoid unnecessary visits and calls to the doctor.

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News Briefs: July 29, 2016

News Briefs: July 29, 2016

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today Satellite City Hall Reopened — The Fort Street Mall Satellite City Hall resumed normal operations, yesterday, after it had been closed since Monday due to flooding related to Tropical Storm Darby. The satellite city hall is located under King Street at 1000 Fort Street Mall. Service hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., weekdays. Services available at the […]

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