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  • Everyone in the health care process plays a role in delivering safe care. To learn more about diagnosis, care instructions and medications visit www.npsf.org.
    The Fort Leavenworth Suicide Prevention Task Force is promoting the “Be There” campaign through Suicide Prevention Month in September in order to bring awareness on how to help a person in need.
    Munson Army Health Center will have minimal staffing from 12:30-2:30 p.m. March 17 because of an awards ceremony.
    When patients “no show” to a scheduled appointment, there is a cost to both the patient and the facility. Each “no show” appointment represents a lost opportunity to provide healthcare services to other patients, and affects Munson Army Health Center’s ability to reach Access to Care standards. MAHC will accommodate patients who arrive late to the appointments without causing undue delay to other patients reporting on time. MAHC enforces this policy to optimize patient centered medical care. A patient arriving more than 10 minutes late after the scheduled appointment will, in consultation with the clinic staff, either wait to be worked into the schedule later that day or reschedule the appointment for another day. If the patient has to be rescheduled for another day, the original missed appointment will be documented as a “no show.”
    Munson Army Health Center’s Social Worker Month campaign will highlight the contributions social workers bring to the military community. If in need of a social worker, call Family Advocacy at 684-6711 between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    A Commissary Tour is 1-2 p.m. March 28 for National Nutrition Month. Learn new shopping tips for cooking meals. Call the Nutrition Clinic at 684-6523 to sign up.
    The Release of Information office is now located with Medical Records in office 1B036 on the first floor of Munson Army Health Center. The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    Fit for Performance classes are Tuesdays from 2:30-4 p.m. at the first floor videoteleconference room. Session 1 is offered on Tuesdays from 8-9:30 a.m. The current six-week weight loss class series began Feb. 14 and ends March 21. For more information call 684-6250.
    The Army Wellness Center’s new hours are 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. To make an appointment or for more information, call (913) 758-3403.
    Information about Munson Army Health Center is available on the web. Monthly events and closures are posted on the front page of the MAHC website at https://www.munson.amedd.army.mil. Follow Munson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/munsonhealth. Become a Facebook fan by searching for MAHC on Facebook.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Joint Outpatient Experience Survey now has a new bar code that can be scanned to access the survey. JOES is also available online.
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