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April 1, 2022

59th MDW: service hours update

San Antonio beneficiaries, please be advised the 59th Medical Wing service hours are changing.Starting 4 May 2022 all medical facilities will open at 9:15 a.m. every Wednesday to accommodate training. The Family Emergency Center, Dunn Dental Clinic sick call and Randolph Dental sick call will remain open for emergent issues.

March 30, 2022

59th Medical Wing to Close Drive-thru COVID-19 Screening/Testing Site; Other Testing Options Available

On Friday, April 1, the 59th Medical Wing will close the Wilford Hall drive-thru COVID-19 Screening and Testing Site.Starting Monday, April 4, TRICARE eligible beneficiaries can pick up at-home COVID-19 rapid diagnostic test kits. Beneficiaries must present their ID card and can receive up to 8 test kits per month. Pick-up locations and times are:

March 21, 2022

59th MDW: Pulmonary trains for CPET

John Sessums, 59th Medical Specialty Squadron respiratory care practitioner, places electrodes on a patient as part of a Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test in the Pulmonary Clinic at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Feb. 24, 2022. The CPET is a clinical tool that evaluates exercise capacity and determine

March 15, 2022

59th MDW extends OB services

Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center’s Women’s Health Clinic is now offering obstetric services to include prenatal and postpartum care and expanding services for walk-in patients.

March 15, 2022

59th MDW: Commissary tours offer JBSA residents healthier food options

For many people, grocery shopping doesn’t sound like a very difficult task, but selecting the healthiest food requires some thought beyond tossing items that look good into your cart.

Feb. 24, 2022

59 MDW: Life-saving program hits milestone

Since the adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program began at Brooke Army Medical Center more than a decade ago, the integrated teams of Airmen, Soldiers and civilian medical personnel have completed over 200 transports.ECMO requires a heart-lung machine that removes carbon dioxide and oxygenates the blood before pumping it back through the

Feb. 9, 2022

Why Today’s ‘Gen Z’ is at Risk for Boot Camp Injuries

For today's generation of 18-to-25-year-olds, making it through recruit training and successfully transitioning from civilian life into the military is not easy. Today's recruits are coming from a far more sedentary lifestyle compared to previous generations, making their skeletons more prone to injuries because they're not used to the kind of

Feb. 2, 2022

59 MDW periodontist retires after nearly 50 years of service

Periodontist retires after nearly 50 years of service

Jan. 25, 2022

San Antonio Market successfully launches MHS GENESIS

After months of training and preparation, the San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, went live with MHS GENESIS on Jan. 22.

Jan. 10, 2022

SAM: Telemedicine options

Dear San Antonio Market Military Families:                I trust that you have already heard about our upcoming transition to a new electronic health record (EHR).  On January 22, 2022, our existing record AHLTA, will be turned off and our new record MHS Genesis will be turned on.  Rest assured that none of your existing medical information will

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