Health

LRMC pharmacists make finalist cut for national award

LRMC pharmacists make finalist cut for national award

by Stacy Sanning
Public Affairs Specialist
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Two Landstuhl Regional Medical Center pharmacists were selected as finalists for the Next Generation Pharmacist awards, competing against fellow military pharmacists as well as their civilian sector peers.  LRMC Deputy Director of Pharmacy U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Julie Meek is a finalist for the Health-System Pharmacist category and LRMC […]

August 16, 2018 ×
Summary of 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Summary of 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

by 86th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight
86th Medical Group

The 86th Medical Group’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is pleased to present Ramstein Air Base’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. This report, which is required by Air Force Instruction and mirrors the Consumer Con­fi­dence Report required by the Environmental Protection Agency in the continental U.S., is designed to inform you about […]

August 9, 2018 ×
FEDVIP is coming: Get to know dental, vision plans today

FEDVIP is coming: Get to know dental, vision plans today

by TRICARE Communications

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. Now is a good time to become familiar with FEDVIP options. FEDVIP 2019 plans and rates will be online in the […]

August 9, 2018 ×
Giant Hogweed sows seeds of discomfort in Germany

Giant Hogweed sows seeds of discomfort in Germany

by Juergen Schwarz
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Safety Office

Enormous plants that cause painful burns, scarring and blindness may sound like something from a science-fiction movie, but they are real and have been found in Enkenbach-Alsenborn and the Glantal at district of Kusel, Germany. Giant Hogweed or Heracleum mantegazzianum is a noxious weed that can grow up to 18 […]

August 9, 2018 ×
New top enlisted advisor joins LRMC

New top enlisted advisor joins LRMC

by Stacy M. Sanning
Regional Health Command Europe

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center welcomed its new command sergeant major during an assumption of responsibility ceremony with Command Sgt. Maj. Thurman Reynolds taking the helm Aug. 1 at the Landstuhl Fitness Center. Reynolds is the new senior enlisted leader for LRMC, the largest U.S. hospital outside the United States, which […]

August 9, 2018 ×
Keep cool and protect yourself from heat-related illnesses

Keep cool and protect yourself from heat-related illnesses

by Ashley Patoka
Regional Health Command Europe

The warm weather has finally showed up across Europe, and with that, comes the increased risk for heat-related illnesses. Last year, heat illnesses were responsible for more than 20 thousand lost or limited duty days. Heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion or heat stroke, result from the body not being able […]

August 2, 2018 ×
Peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

Peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

by Shireen Bedi
Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and help Airmen return to duty. One of the most effective therapies, practiced by many Air Force mental health professionals, is prolonged exposure therapy. PTSD symptoms can create a network of fear. […]

July 26, 2018 ×
A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

by Shireen Bedi
Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect.

July 20, 2018 ×
Ramstein ‘RESET’ improves patient, provider healthcare

Ramstein ‘RESET’ improves patient, provider healthcare

by 86th Medical Group

Historically, in military medicine, failure to align leadership priorities with clinical metrics and expectations has resulted in inefficient work processes, poor access, and decreased staff and patient satisfaction.

July 20, 2018 ×

Community Corner — July 20, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. TUESDAY Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Base […]

July 20, 2018 ×