• Partial Hospitalization Program

    The JBER Hospital Mental Health Flight and Behavioral Health Unit recently added an outpatient program interaction class called the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) on Feb. 1, 2017, as another resource for patients who are considered at high risk of harming themselves or others or are

  • 673d MDG exercise ERPSS

    673d Medical Group Airmen practice transporting simulated patients into and out of a C-17 Globemaster III during the EnRoute Patient Staging System exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 3, 2017. The ERPSS provides patient reception and limited emergent intervention, and ensures

  • JBER recognizes National Doctors Day

    In honor of National Doctors Day, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson expresses its gratitude to all military physicians for their continued service and dedication to saving lives.

  • The State of Air Force Medicine

    Airman Magazine: What is the state of the Air Force Medical Service in terms of the current mission and what are your priorities?Lt. Gen. Ediger: The Air Force Medical Service is strong. The men and women who serve our Air Force as medical professionals are actively engaged in the three main

  • Heads-up! March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, personnel from the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at the JBER hospital will be visiting various locations to increase awareness of TBIs, ensuring people know the signs and symptoms, and know how and where to get help. A TBI

  • 673d Medical Group hosts “Girls’ Night Out”

    The 673d Medical Group hosts a “Girls’ Night Out” event at the Arctic Warrior Event Center at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 2, 2017. “Girls’ Night Out” was designed to bring the women of JBER information about health care in a fun and relaxed way. The event offered information booths

  • 673d MDG Women’s Health clinic updates prenatal care

    The 673d Medical Group’s Women’s Health Flight will soon host a new group prenatal care program, Centering Pregnancy later this month. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson will be the first Air Force installation to offer a formal program, which is not a class, but rather a new way for expecting mothers

  • JBER provides immunizations during Alaska Flu season

    Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a contagious virus that spreads around the United States annually, but usually peaks between October and May. It is projected that Alaska’s flu season will spike between January and April.Because the vaccine loses effectiveness after a few months, the JBER

  • Overcoming cancer, embracing life

    She placed a pillow under her right shoulder and put her right arm behind her head on the bed. Using her left hand, she pressed the pads of her fingers around her right breast gently in small circular motions, covering the entire breast area and armpit.

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The goal is to raise awareness of breast cancer signs and symptoms and emphasize the importance of early diagnosis. Fortunately, many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early.