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Army Medicine was at Camp Lewis from the very beginning in 1917. Renamed Fort Lewis in 1927, the Station Hospital had several "dispensaries" located around the fort. Construction of the original Madigan General Hospital began in July 1943 during the height of World War II as a semi-permanent emergency hospital plan


Help for domestic violence is available at Madigan

Physical abuse. Emotional abuse. Financial abuse. Sexual abuse. Domestic violence can show up in all of these forms. The types of abusers can be just as varied — male or female, officer or enlisted, service member or family member. Unfortunately, like the rest of America, many military families

Madigan tobacco use study is open to new participants


Madigan tobacco use study is open to new participants

  What it the purpose of this study? This study is looking at ways that smoking affects your health and will attempt to find a new way of giving information about the health of your lungs and empowering people who want to stop smoking. Who can volunteer for this study? Eligible

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Madigan opens state-of-the-art traumatic brain injury program facility

Madigan Healthcare System officially opened its new Traumatic Brain Injury Program facility with a ceremony May 27. The modernized TBI clinic features wider hallways and well-lit spaces, as well as multiple waiting rooms to include one specifically designed for families. Additionally, multiple computers expedite filling out assessments, and a separate testing room

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Madigan to open the Newborn Clinic Annex Tuesday

Madigan Army Medical Center will open the Newborn Clinic Annex Tuesday to help ease parents’ transition of their new babies from labor and delivery inpatient to pediatric outpatient. The purpose of the clinic is to offer seven-days-a-week provider coverage for new babies born at Madigan. Quite often,

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Madigan named 2011 ‘Most Wired’

  Madigan Army Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired according to the results of the 2011 Most Wired Survey released today in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. The nation's "Most Wired" hospitals are making progress toward greater health information technology adoption, according

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Madigan staff participate in Bataan Death March to test their own limits

The word "bataan" portrays a powerful image for the 15 survivors of the "Bataan Death March" who attended the memorial march at White Sands Missile Range March 27. The word, "Bataan," portrays different images for the 6,300 marchers who completed either the 15 mile or the 26.2 mile routes on

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Madigan welcoming new commander tomorrow

Madigan Healthcare System welcomes new commander   MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Tacoma, Wash. - The healthcare system will formally welcome a new commander during a Change of Command March 10.    During the ceremony, to be held at Soldiers Field House on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Col. Jerome Penner will relinquish command to Col. Dallas Homas.  A civilian

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New CSM at Warrior Transition

  MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Tacoma, Wash. - The Warrior Transition Battalion welcomes new leadership Oct. 5 when Command Sgt. Maj. Arlindo Almeida assumes responsibility of the unit, replacing outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Davis who is deploying to Afghanistan with the Army Material Command. Almeida, who previously served as the command sergeant major

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