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Advancements in telehealth services have made it easier and more convenient for patients to access the healthcare services they need. The Air Force Medical Service has used advancements in telehealth to offer patients a wide variety of services such as secured messaging with their healthcare team, and virtual appointments with specialists that can be accessed from anywhere. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Advancements in telehealth improve access to healthcare
The Air Force offers a wide and expanding range of telehealth services giving patients the opportunity to receive more efficient, convenient, and patient-centered care.
0 2/22
2018
Senior Airman Kimberly Deveau (left) at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany consults with geneticist, Capt. (Dr.) Mauricio De Castro, staff medical geneticist at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., using the Clinical Access Station, Feb. 1, 2018. The tele-genetics pilot program connects patients directly to specialized genetic counselors and geneticists from other locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Successful tele-genetics pilot makes genetic counseling easily accessible
A new telehealth program is expanding access to expert genetic counseling by making it available remotely, connecting families with trained genetic specialists who can help interpret their results.
0 2/21
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
Bedrock of readiness: Air Force Medical Home improves access to care and supports Airmen readiness Bedrock of readiness: Air Force Medical Home improves access to care and supports Airmen readiness
Air Force Medical Home is a patient-centered, team-based approach to delivering primary care to patients at Air Force health facilities. As with all aspects of the Air Force Medical Service mission, maintaining Airmen’s medical readiness and optimizing performance is the highest priority. To achieve this mission, the Air Force Medical Service is working to increase its health care capabilities, and provide greater levels of mission support to line commanders.
0 12/04
2017
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