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Elaine Davis, a registered dietician at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is preparing for a tele-medical nutrition therapy appointment with a patient at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska on Feb. 6, 2018. Using a video teleconference, patients have access to dieticians anywhere, and can get vital information in disease management and preventative care. (U.S. Air Force photo) Nutrition care easily accessible via telehealth appointments
The U.S. Air Force Medical Service is working to increase access to high level nutrition care using tele-medical nutrition therapy.
0 3/05
2018
Over-the-phone virtual appointments save time and keep you healthier. The Air Force Medical Service expanded access to virtual appointments last year, and others in the Military Health System are using the Air Force model. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Air Force expands virtual appointments
The Air Force Medical Service is eliminating some of the hassle of medical appointments by expanding use of virtual, over-the-phone appointments for patients who do not need to see their provider in person.
0 2/14
2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Day, 366th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medicine technician and 1st Lt. Stephanie Doane, 366th MDOS clinical nurse, care for a patient at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Primary care physicians, nurses and medical technicians make up the core team under Air Force Medical Home care model, and are joined by specialty care providers when needed. Air Force Medical Home improves the patient experience
Many patients who get care at Air Force hospitals and clinics may not think much about the health care delivery model used by their care team. However, the Air Force Medical Service thinks about it a lot, and has developed a care model called the Air Force Medical Home to improve the quality, access and experience of care for patients. The AFMH
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2017
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