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March 16, 2022

LRMC Nurse Scientist Earns Elite Designation

Army Col. William Brown, chief for the Center for Nursing Science and Clinical Inquiry at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, was recently awarded the Army Medical Department’s (AMEDD) 9A Proficiency Designator in recognition of his contributions to Army Medicine as a Nurse Practitioner.

March 16, 2022

Maroon Surge 22 tests LRMC, partners’ readiness

To build readiness and interoperability with strategic partners, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) conducted Maroon Surge 22, a pre-planned Mass Casualty (MASCAL) emergency response training exercise, on March 10. It was the first exercise of its kind at LRMC since 2019, due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

March 16, 2022

LRMC welcomes DHA assistant director for transition talks

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) recently welcomed Dr. Brian Lein, assistant director for Healthcare Administration at the Defense Health Agency (DHA), to discuss the transition for LRMC staff and operations from U.S. Army Medical Command to DHA, March 3.

March 16, 2022

LRMC hosts NATO course aimed at cultivating MEDEVAL skills

Thirty military medical professionals from six NATO member countries attended the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine’s Medical Evaluation Course (MEDEVAL) at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC), Feb. 22-25. The course certifies medical professionals to evaluate exercises across NATO medical capacities.

Feb. 18, 2022

LRMC earns unique partnership, integrated into Germany’s trauma network

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the largest American trauma center overseas, was recently welcomed into the German Society for Trauma Surgery, or Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie – DGU, becoming the first American trauma center in coalition with a foreign trauma network. The exclusive membership partners LRMC with German trauma centers to improve interoperability and coordination of patient care across Germany.

Jan. 25, 2022

Surgery access expands at LRMC

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) recently increased access to care for surgical services to non-TRICARE Department of Defense ID Cardholders at LRMC.

Jan. 25, 2022

LRMC expands COVID-19 booster eligibility to 12-15-year-olds

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center began offering COVID-19 booster vaccinations less than a day following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expansion of booster shot eligibility to those 12 to 15 years old.

Jan. 25, 2022

LRMC launches microvascular reconstructive surgical services

U.S. Army Surgeons performed the first microvascular reconstruction and anastomosis procedure at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Dec. 3.

Dec. 10, 2021

LRMC begins COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the largest American hospital overseas, began COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11, becoming one of the first Military Treatment Facilities overseas to vaccinate that patient population, Nov. 18.

Dec. 10, 2021

LRMC incorporates high cure rate procedure for cancer

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Over nearly two decades, Richard Reed has traveled from Germany to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center seven times. These weren’t holiday trips but rather medevacs for the treatment of his cancer. Reed’s treatments required a specialized dermatologist trained in Mohs surgery, which until now, wasn’t available in Germany for U.S. citizens living abroad. Recently, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center reintroduced the service for skin cancer patients, which had been missing for decades.

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