• March 1, 2021

Tags : William Beaumont Army Medical Center

New Audiology Booth Supports East Bliss Readiness

“Say again… Over.” “Say again… Over.” Radio static may be the culprit for some miscommunication, but at times hearing loss may be to blame. As part of the U.S. Army Hearing Program, Soldiers are required to take a hearing test, attend a hearing conservation briefing, and get fitted for hearing protection annually. To increase Soldier […]Read More

Gallery+Story: Ft. Bliss Soldiers Earn German Proficiency Badge

Fort Bliss soldiers tested their fitness levels and soldier skills while getting a chance to earn a prestigious honor from a key partner nation. About 130 soldiers went through a series of mental and physical challenges over five days and tested for the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency, or German Proficiency Badge for […]Read More

WBAMC Soldier Aims to Improve Readiness of Fellow Soldiers

Marksmanship qualification courses are rare opportunities at Army Medical Centers where 24/7 operations essential to the health, and at times lives, of service members, their families and retirees, take top priority. At William Beaumont Army Medical Center, a Military Treatment Facility which treats nearly 100,000 beneficiaries to include civilian traumas, a patient-filled schedule is an […]Read More

El Paso-Based Reserve Unit Boosts Medical Readiness at Fort Bliss

Approximately 30 Soldiers with the 7248th Medical Support Unit (MSU), based out of El Paso, conducted an Annual Training event at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, providing additional healthcare support to Soldiers, retirees, families and other beneficiaries in the area. The unit, which falls under the 7454th Medical Backfill Battalion out of San Antonio, is […]Read More

WBAMC ‘Mystery Shopper’ Aims to Gauge Patient Experience

William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Patient Assistance Office recently kicked off a program to measure quality of outpatient encounters and provide immediate feedback to providers, clinics and other hospital staff. The program, similar to retail-industry mystery shopper programs, entails patient advocates randomly questioning consenting patients who have recently completed a medical appointment at any of […]Read More

WBAMC’s Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Service Hosts ‘Camp

William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Services welcomed 17 school-age children to a week-long camp designed to discuss experiences in a safe and supportive environment at Fort Bliss. The summer camp, dubbed “Camp Wonder,” included four half-day sessions comprised of three counselor-led sessions targeting self-esteem, empowerment, depression, anxiety, behaviors, coping […]Read More

New Simulator Preps WBAMC Staff for OB Emergencies

A new simulation system at William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Labor & Delivery Department aims to improve patient care and safety through advanced training simulations. The state-of-the-art simulator provides WBAMC staff up to various cutting-edge training scenarios which are documented and transmitted to allow for instant feedback on the exercise, increase communication during emergencies, and […]Read More

WBAMC’s Sim Center Receives Prestigious Recognition

William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Central Simulation Committee Medical Simulation Center recently gained provisional accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, an international organization promoting improvements in simulation technology, educational methods, and patient safety. The Simulation Center at WBAMC supports Continuing Medical Education and Graduate Medical Education (CME/GME) to increase patient safety and practitioner […]Read More