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  • Keesler renovates cardiac cath lab to provide better, safer care

    The Keesler Cardiology Pulmonary Clinic had a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newly renovated cardiac catheterization laboratory, Nov. 15.In an approximately 10-month-process, the lab was upgraded with an entire suite of technology to provide better and safer care for patients as well as the surgical team.“The new additions allow us to improve
  • Dragons participate in Pathways2Possibilities

    More than 40 Airmen from the 81st Training Wing attended the 6th annual Pathways2Possibilities event Nov. 14 – 15, at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention Center.Ten groups from the 81st Training Wing represented Keesler amongst 100 different businesses and organizations from around the Mississippi Gulf Coast to teach eighth graders and at-risk
  • Emergency scenario prepares MDG personnel for real-world situations

    Airmen 1st Class Jacqueline Salazar and Andrew Frost and Senior Airman Brock Mauldin, 81st Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, load an infant “patient” into an ambulance during a medical emergency scenario in East Falcon May 24, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Emergency room staff members coordinated with the simulation lab to use human patient
  • Code Blue Thursday improves medical skills

    Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron simulate administering shock treatment to a “patient” during Code Blue Thursday in the Keesler Medical Center emergency room April 27, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Emergency Room staff members coordinated with the simulation lab to use human patient simulators for running various advanced
  • Family advocacy staff honors Child Abuse Awareness Month

    Child abuse prevention safety pins sit on display in the base exchange April 21, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The family advocacy staff manned a booth with hand-outs and reading material about child abuse prevention for Keesler personnel in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • KMC medics implant AF’s 1st Micra TPS

    The Keesler Medical Center became the first Air Force hospital to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with bradycardia April 13.Bradycardia is a condition characterized by a slow or irregular heart rhythm, usually fewer than 60 beats per minute. At this rate, the heart is unable to pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body during
  • MDG, TRG team up to simplify saving lives

    Some might say there’s a formula to providing quality healthcare – A heap of science, a dash of art and a whole lot of practice. As with almost any science or art, having the right tools for the job goes a long way in perfecting one’s craft, and for the 81st Medical Group, their craft is lifesaving. One of the most essential tools for medical
  • Pinwheels bring awareness to child abuse

    Pinwheels swirl in front of the Keesler Medical Center April 4, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron family advocacy and volunteers placed pinwheels to individually represent children in Harrison and Hancock counties who were victims of child abuse or neglect last year. (U.S. Air Force photo by