BREAKING NEWS: TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18, 2013 do not need authorization before seeking care. The authorization requirement has been temporarily waived due to delays by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans in processing referrals. Click here for details.
May is Mental Health Month: The mental health and well-being of our airman and families ensures our force is well-trained, well-equipped, and stands ready to support the full spectrum of military operations.
The Air Force Medical Service provides unique programs and services to support the mental health and well-being of airman and families to encourage healthy behaviors
Mental health issues often go undetected because of stigma. Reaching out is a sign of strength that benefits you, your fellow airmen and your family.
Providing a safe environment and quality care for your emotional health is our priority. Let us serve you.
New Air Force pregnancy website offers Airmen state-of-the-art support online: The Air Force Medical Service's Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia has recently unveiled their latest educational and state-of-the-art website for Airmen and their families dealing with pregnancy. The "Pregnancy A to Z" website is the CEMM's 12th educational site that addresses a significant medical topic Airmen deal with frequently and can be found at www.pregnancyatoz.org.
MiCare for Kids: The Air Force Medical Service is now registering children on its web-based secure messaging health application called MiCare. MiCare allows beneficiaries to communicate securely and privately with their health care teams anywhere and anytime. The secure tool is now available to more than 70 percent of Air Force bases, with the expectation it will be fully implemented AF-wide by the end of the year. To read the whole article, click here. For more information on MiCare visit: www.afms.af.mil/MiCare.
Did you know it's also Skin Cancer Awareness Month?:Use this helpful tip when determining how to treat your skin this Spring and Summer. Grab a shot glass and fill it with sunscreen. Yes, sunscreen! That's how much sunscreen you should be applying before heading out. Learn more about skin care in "Military Doc explains how to choose and use sunscreen to avoid skin damage."
DGMC Pharmacy(Level 2 aka "The Patient Mall")
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Friday* Main Line: (707) 423-7114 Refill Call-in: (707) 423-7600 Information desk - North(Level 1 - "Flagpole" or Inpatient side of DGMC) 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday* Main Line: (707) 423-7300
Information desk - South(Level 2 - "Palm Tree" or Clinic side of DGMC)
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday* Main Line: (707) 423-3687 Laboratory/Pathology(Level 2 aka "The Patient Mall") 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday* Main Line: (707) 423-7727 Patient visiting hours:
7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily** *Weekends, Federal Holidays and AMC-designated "Down days":Closed
**For after-hours, contact theEmergency Department (Level 2 - "Palm Tree" or Clinic side of DGMC, next to Hyperbarics Department) Main Line:(707) 423-3826
DGMC Clinics, Services & Specialties
· Aeromedical Staging Facility · Mental Health
· Cardiology · Nuclear Medicine
· Cardiopulmonary · Nutrition
· Chiropractics · OB-GYN
· Coumadin · Occupational Therapy
· Dental · Ophthalmology
· Emergent Care Services · Optometry/Audiology
· Ear, Nose and Throat · Oral and Maxillofacial
· Flight Medicine · Orthodontics
· General Surgery · Pediatrics
· Heart, Lung & Vascular · Physical Therapy
· Internal Medicine · Podiatry
- Acupuncture · Pulmonary
- Allergy/Immunizations · Primary Care
- Dermatology · Radiology
- Gastroenterology · Radiation Oncology
- Hematology/Oncology · Respiratory Therapy
- Hemodialysis · Same-day Surgery
- Infectious Disease · Women's Health
Emergency Chaplain Support: If a chaplain is needed after normal duty hours, call the 60th Air Mobility Wing's Command Post at (707) 424-5517. The Command Post maintains the most current duty chaplain roster and contact numbers. During normal duty hours, call the Twin Peaks Chapel Center at (707) 424-3217 for chaplain support. If there is no answer, call the 60th AMW Command Post.
Protect your health - Protect your information: Individually identifiable health information, including demographics, is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Privacy Act of 1996. Protected health information that identifies a person such as name, address, date of birth, social security number, diagnosis, payment information or other identifiers can be in electronic, paper or verbal form. With ID theft already affecting one in four Americans, we encouraged you to check your credit reports at least twice a year. You can monitor your financial statements via a special website on this topic or call 1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636; Press option "6" for Identity Theft information) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. except federal holidays.
Within 24 hours of being seen: Contact DGMC during normal duty hours at 1-800-264-3462 and ask to be transferred to your Primary Care Manager to leave a message, stating your name, SSN, date you were seen regarding urgent care, where and why.
Patient Services Directory
This downloadable 52-page, full-color booklet (requires Adobe Reader) is chocked full of information to help you navigate around the largest Air Force Medical Center in the United States (Caution: Large 7MB file).
USA.gov Mobile Apps Library
Coming soon! Browse and download AFMS-approved mobile applications to help manage your health. Check back here for updates as they become available.
Appointments & Benefits
TRICARE is the health care program serving active duty service members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide. TRICARE Online is your gateway to beneficiary information. Authorized users can locate military treatment facilities, schedule and view appointments; access approved health content; access personal health information; use pharmacy tools; check medications; access military staff applications and more!
UnitedHealthcare Military & Veteranstransitioned to managing your TRICARE West Region benefits, effective April 1. Check back regularly as the listed links below may be updated or re-directed to new sites.
Take command of your medical needs with MiCare! Click the button for details about this web-based tool that enables you to communicate securely and privately with your DGMC health care team.
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