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Burn Center Rehabilitation Relocates to SAMMC Tower

Mar 23, 2012

Effective Friday, 23 March, Burn Rehabilitation will be provided on the 4th floor of the new SAMMC tower. Outpatients should access the Burn Rehabilitation Unit via the D-elevators near the Acute Care entrance. Please call 916-3301 for additional information.

SAMMC Bone Marrow Transplant outpatient clinic relocates to new tower

Feb 21, 2012

The Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) outpatient clinic has relocated from D Lot #12 to their new space on the 5th floor of the consolidated/east tower (5T) effective Feb.15. For clinic information please call 916-6636.

SAMMC Allergy/Immunology Clinic relocates

Jan 27, 2012

The Allergy/Immunology Clinic has relocated from D Lot Clinic #4A and is now seeing patients in their new location on the 1st floor, main bed tower, effective Jan. 27.

SAMMC Rheumatology Clinic relocates

Jan 26, 2012

The Rheumatology Clinic has moved from D Lot Clinic #15 to the SAMMC Annex (C Lot), the large building outside of medical mall entry, effective Jan. 19.

SAMMC Coumadin Clinic relocates

Jan 26, 2012

The Coumadin Clinic has relocated from D Lot Clinic #7 to the Cardiology Clinic on the 3rd Floor of the main tower, effective Jan 18.

SAMMC Emergency/Trauma Department Opens in new location

Jan 26, 2012

The Emergency Department and Acute Care Clinic is NOW OPEN on the 1st floor of the East/Consolidated Tower, effective Jan. 12.

BAMC Resource Management

Jan 26, 2012

BAMC Resource Mgmt Div, In/Out Processing for Civilians and Contractors has moved to the new SAMMC East/Consolidated tower, lower level, room BL-10, across from the D Elevator in the East/Consolidated Tower.

SAMMC Pulmonary Clinic moves into new tower

Oct 18, 2011

San Antonio Military Medical Center's outpatient Pulmonary Clinic has relocated from the main tower, 328-10, to new space on the 3rd floor of the consolidated/east tower, effective Oct. 17. For more information please call 916-1486.



SAMMC adult Hematology/Oncology Clinic moves into new tower

Oct 18, 2011

San Antonio Military Medical Center's outpatient adult Hematology/Oncology Clinic has relocated from the BAMC Annex to new space on the 3rd floor of the consolidated/east tower, effective Oct. 19. For more information please call 916-4808.

General Pediatrics, Well Baby and Pediatric Subspecialty Clinics Move

Oct 13, 2011

General Pediatrics, Well Baby and Pediatric Subspecialty Clinics, including; Cardiology, Endocrinology, Genetics, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Pulmonary, Pediatric Surgery, Developmental Pediatrics, and the Technology Dependent Children's Clinic are now open to patients in their new clinics located on the first floor, Medical Mall-West side of SAMMC in the new tower. Parents of patients with appointments at these clinics should continue to park in SAMMC's Parking Lot D, enter the hospital at the medical mall, turn left at the information desk, and walk through the lobby connecting the new tower. Once past the new tower information desk, the pediatric clinics will be located down the corridor to the left. For more information, please call 916-3160 for General Pediatrics or 916-6551 for Pediatric Subspecialties.

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) and Child and Adolescent Psychology (CAP) Move

Oct 11, 2011

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) and Child and Adolescent Psychology (CAP) have relocated from their temporary clinics in the D Lot to all new offices on the first floor, Medical Mall-West side of SAMMC in the new tower. Parents of patients with appointments at these clinics should continue to park in SAMMC’s Parking Lot D, enter the hospital at the medical mall, turn left at the information desk, and walk through the lobby connecting the new tower. Once past the new tower information desk, these offices will be located down the corridor to the left.

Fulfillment of BRAC Deadline Celebrated at Luncheon

Sep 8, 2011

The San Antonio military medical community officially met its BRAC deadline on Sept. 6 with the opening of labor and delivery services at Brooke Army Medical Center, said Army Col. Larry Crozier, acting co-director of the San Antonio Medical BRAC Integration Office (SAMBIO).

"We have met the BRAC law today," Crozier said during an employee luncheon Sept. 6 in the SAMBIO office.

The relocation of all inpatient medical services from the 59th Medical Wing at Wilford Hall Medical Center to BAMC was mandated by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure recommendation No. 172, with a Sept. 15 deadline for completion.

On Sept. 15, the two local medical facilities will undergo name changes. The medical center currently known as BAMC will transition to San Antonio Military Medical Center, or SAMMC, and Wilford Hall Medical Center will change its name to Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, or WHASC.

Crozier said Sept. 6 – more than a week before the federally mandated deadline for completion of the transition -- represented a historic milestone in local military healthcare.

"BRAC 172 was realized today, due to the efforts of the people in this room," Crozier said. "Thank you for what you’ve done on behalf of SAMMC."

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic Moves

Aug 30, 2011

BAMC's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, previously located on the second floor of the Medical Mall, has relocated to the mall's third floor, effective Aug. 30. Wilford Hall Medical Center's inpatient OMFS services, and oral and maxillofacial pathology services, also have moved to the third-floor dental clinic as part of the BRAC process. Additional services, including the OMFS residency, and the hospital dentistry and maxillofacial prosthetics fellowships, will be added in the future. For information, call the clinic's front desk at 916-0332.

New Birthing Center Opening

Aug 29, 2011

An all-new birthing center is scheduled to open Sept. 6 on BAMC's fifth floor. Labor, delivery, post-partum and neonatal intensive care services will close at Wilford Hall Medical Center Aug. 29 and open in their new permanent locations at BAMC as the final step toward meeting the BRAC deadline for locating all local military inpatient medical services at BAMC. BAMC's fifth floor is being renovated to accommodate the new birthing center. The LDR and NICU will be housed on 5 North-East. Post-partum will be located on 5 West and 5 East.

To facilitate continuity of care, many patients with expected delivery dates between Aug. 29 and Sept. 21 are being referred to and cared for by network providers. All patients will continue to see their current OB provider until a civilian provider has been assigned, and they have a confirmed appointment scheduled with that provider. The normal referral process will be followed. For more information, call (800) 444-5445.

BMT Clinic Moved

Aug 9, 2011

The outpatient bone marrow transplant clinic is located in D Lot Clinic 12, accessible outside the Brooke Army Medical Center’s women’s health clinic entrance. The clinic relocated to transitional space in BAMC from Wilford Hall Medical Center in June as part of the BRAC process. The clinic will move into its permanent location in the BAMC consolidated tower when construction is completed. For information, call the clinic’s front desk at 916-6636.