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May 17, 2024

Joint Behavioral Health Conference Highlights Suicide Prevention and New Models of Care

Behavioral Health leaders from Defense Health Network East and Military Readiness Command East gathered here to share best practices and highlight new programs that can improve care. For two days, the group heard from DHN East, MRC East and Defense Health Agency leaders on various topics that included pilot programs, telehealth, suicide prevention, PTSD, current research, and best practices. They discussed how to increase care capacity, involve installation and other support agencies in treatment and how to successfully lead their clinics.

May 17, 2024

Military Medical Personnel Train for Combat Situations in Capstone Event

As military medical personnel assigned to the Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) complete their residencies and prepare to assume their first duty station, they must possess a specific set of skills to excel in their roles. Twenty-seven trainees participated in a five-day capstone event, held at the Taylor Sandri Medical Training Center, Fort Liberty, North Carolina May 6 to 10, designed to bridge this critical training gap, providing medical personnel with the necessary skills and expertise to save lives in combat situations.

May 8, 2024

WAMC Receives Award for Environmental Excellence

Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) received the prestigious Stryker Sustainability Solutions Environmental Excellence Platinum Award for its outstanding efforts in reprocessing single-use medical devices in fiscal year 2023.

May 7, 2024

Womack earns “A” Top Safety Honors from Leapfrog Group

Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) earned an "A" grade from the Leapfrog Group in the most recent Leapfrog ratings. “This outstanding achievement is a testament to the teamwork and unwavering commitment required to provide safe and high-quality health to our patients. I am very proud of the organization and honored to be part of such a dedicated team of professionals,” said Col. David Zinnante, WAMC Commander.

April 2, 2024

Prescription Refills Now Available Through MHS GENESIS Patient Portal

Tricare beneficiaries can now request prescription refills online from military pharmacies by logging into their MHS Genesis Patient Portal. You can now easily refill your prescriptions by selecting the “Rx Refills” tab in the upper right panel on the portal’s homepage.

March 21, 2024

20th Anniversary of Soldiers' deaths commemorated with Sunset Liberty March

March 20th marked the 20th Anniversary of the tragic loss of Lt. Col. Mark Taylor and Sgt. Matthew Sandri due to a rocket attack. To commemorate their sacrifice, Sandri’s parents, several leaders and staff from Womack Army Medical Center and various Units from across Fort Liberty came together for the Sunset Liberty March.

March 16, 2024

Ten tips to healthy eating for kids

It is a common idea that children inherit the traits and characteristics of their parents. “You are definitely your mother’s daughter, Jen” was the phrase I often heard growing up. I also remember looking over at my little girls as they took a bite of delicious food. They closed their eyes to savor the flavor, which is something I often do as well. What can I say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. It should come as no surprise that children also develop similar eating habits as a result of following their parents and therefore may develop the same health problems?

March 13, 2024

Combat Paramedics graduate from 20-week program

Womack Army Medical Center and Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) celebrated the newest Combat Paramedic Course graduates during a ceremony held on Thursday, March 7, at FTCC Spring Lake Campus. Thirteen students graduated from the twenty-week program of instruction. The paramedic students came from various installations to complete the task of becoming nationally registered paramedics. According to Staff Sgt. Christina Richardson-Belen, Combat Paramedic Program coordinator, they have worked relentlessly to meet the didactic clinical and national accreditation entities to earn the title of Paramedic. They were required to have 200 hours in the laboratory, 156 hours in hospitals across the region and 240 hours on the ambulance while receiving 600 hours of classroom instruction spanning over a five-month period.

Feb. 27, 2024

Womack’s Clinical Nurse Transition Program earns accreditation

Womack’s Clinical Nurse Transition Program (CNTP) has achieved accreditation by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs, becoming the second military treatment facility to receive this distinction.

Feb. 15, 2024

Womack Army Medical Center Maternity Fair

Womack Army Medical Center's Maternity Fair will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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