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  • 92nd MDG brings awareness to patient safety

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group is celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week to promote a higher level of engagement between patients and healthcare providers at the base clinic March 11-15. Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual recognition event intended to encourage patients to learn more about improving communication with healthcare providers, healthcare safety and to create a safer environment for patient care.
  • 92nd MDG celebrates 2-year anniversary of MHS Genesis arrival to Fairchild

    The 92nd Medical Group celebrated the second anniversary of Military Health System Genesis’ introduction to Fairchild by hosting a cake cutting ceremony Feb. 8 at Fairchild’s Medical Center. Fairchild’s 92nd MDG was selected as the first Department of Defense medical clinic to launch this $11 billion electronic health record system and has successfully used the program since Feb. 7, 2017.
  • Fast acting Medical Airmen save a life

    Two 92nd Medical Group Airmen, along with Fairchild Fire and Emergency Services, acted quickly in response to a shopper experiencing respiratory distress Nov. 2 at the Fairchild Air Force Base Commissary. Upon arrival, Fire and Emergency teams found Senior Airman Kayla Peña and Senior Airman Julie Fink, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, performing first-aid on the unconscious shopper.
  • 92nd MDSS salutes new commander

    Lt. Col. Robert Barrientos assumed command of the 92nd Medical Support Squadron, from Lt. Col. Felicia Burks during a change of command ceremony, August 2.
  • Base addresses community concerns about contaminated water

    Fairchild Air Force Base officials held a public meeting to address community concerns about well water testing on and off base for Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and/or Perfluorooctanoic acids (PFOA) at Medical Lake High School, Medical Lake, Washington, May 23, 2017.
  • Air Force lightens restrictive tattoo policy, plus more

    The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
  • Medical Airmen reinforce deployment readiness

    With the recent headlines about actual and possible use of chemical weapons by adversaries in various parts of the world, the job of medical bioenvironmental Airmen is as important as ever - performing gas mask fit tests to ensure Airmen have a proper fit prior to deployment.
  • Team Fairchild tests base capabilities during emergency management exercise

    Team Fairchild conducted an emergency management exercise to demonstrate the capabilities of the base during an emergency situation Sept. 27.
  • Fairchild Airmen participate in EMT Rodeo 2016

    U.S. Air Force Emergency Medical Technicians gathered to compete in the 9th Annual Air Force Medical Service EMT Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24-27, 2016. The two and a half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force, both CONUS and OCONUS installations challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the Best” emergency medical teams. Each team consisted of four Airmen who were scored collectively on their timeliness, technique and accurate decision making during multiple high-stress emergency scenarios both in-garrison and in a simulated deployed environment.
  • 92nd AMDS guidon passes to newly arrived commander

    Lt. Col. Ken "Bones" Bode assumed command of the 92nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron during a ceremony July 27 at the Red Morgan Center.Bode joins Team Fairchild after serving as commander of the 8th Medical Operations Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea."I would like to share some of my leadership philosophy which includes innovation and being
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