TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
Honolulu, HI 96819, USA

Information

Mission and Vision

Mission

Orchestrates the delivery of world-class health care for service members, families and eligible beneficiaries; provides health readiness, training and diplomacy in support of U.S. Army Pacific in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.

Vision

The premier system for health within the Department of Defense providing access to safe, high-quality health care, and medical diplomacy throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific area of responsibility.

To Our Beneficiaries

Aloha and welcome to the Pacific! The Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) is the Army’s headquarters for Army Medicine in Hawaii, Washington, Alaska, Japan, Korea and throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. RHC-P provides mission command to six subordinate military health readiness platforms: Tripler Army Medical Center, U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks in Hawaii; Madigan Army Medical Center in Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington; Bassett Army Community Hospital in Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital in Korea; and BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic in Camp Zama in Japan. RHC-P’s headquarters is located on the Tripler Army Medical Center campus on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Chapter 1: Pacific Regional Medical Command

Army Medicine’s Regional Health Command - Pacific provides regional level mission command of six subordinate military medical treatment facilities (Bassett Army Community Hospital in Alaska; Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital in Korea; Madigan Army Hospital in Washington; Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii; U.S. Army Health Clinic-Camp Zama in Japan; and U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks in Hawaii) to better enable those medical facilities to provide a system of health that is not only the best quality health care, but also is the most cost effective possible, for all authorized beneficiaries within the RHC-P area of responsibility.

Chapter 2: How to Receive Healthcare in Hawaii

When active-duty military members arrive in Hawaii, their personnel office will ensure that they in-process through their service’s military treatment facility (MTF) and learn about their TRICARE Healthcare System options.

Chapter 3: Tripler Army Medical Center

The origins of Tripler Army Medical Center date back to 1907 when several wooden structures at Fort Shafter were used as a hospital. The facility was named in 1920 after Brig. Gen. Charles Stuart Tripler, in honor of his contributions to Army medicine during the Civil War. At the start of World War II, the hospital at Fort Shafter had 450 beds. Plans for a new Tripler hospital atop Moanalua ridge were drawn in 1942 and construction was completed in 1948. The architecturally distinctive coral pink structure, nestled on the southern slopes of Oahu’s Koolau range, was dedicated on Sept. 10, 1948, and has become a familiar landmark on the island of Oahu.

Chapter 4:Tripler Hospital Services

Telephone 433-6631
After hours and emergency communication services 877-272-7337
First Floor, B-Wing, Room 1B109
Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Chapter 5: Tripler Medical Clinics, Departments and Programs

Central Appointments 433-2778, ext. 1

Third Floor, H Wing, Oceanside Entrance (across from the Emergency Department)

Clinic Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends and federal holidays.

Chapter 6: Other Services at Tripler

Tripler 438-4499
Bldg. 127A, Krukowski Road
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Chapter 7: PRMC Medical Homes

RHC-P is the first region in MEDCOM to achieve 100% Army Medical Home implementation and demonstrates Army Medicine’s commitment to providing our Soldiers, their families and beneficiaries with the best primary care available. Army Medicine is in the process of transitioning from a Healthcare System to a System of Health to better serve our patients and beneficiaries. The central driver to achieving a System of Health is the patient-centered medical home (PCMH). PCMH is a proven model of longitudinal health care delivery; its core principles have been endorsed by numerous national medical organizations including the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Nursing, American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association. A growing body of data in the literature indicates that a system of health built around individual PCMHs results in improved access and continuity of care, higher levels of staff and patient satisfaction, better quality of care (as measured by traditional outcome measures), lower emergency department utilization, lower health care costs, and improved Soldier and family readiness. Placing the patient at the center of his/her care and focusing on prevention and education facilitates the transition toward a System of Health.

Chapter 8: Schofield Barracks

Customer Relations Office Telephone 808-433-8504

General Information

The U.S. Army Health Clinic at Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) provides a wide variety of outpatient services and quality health care to the majority of the 36,000 Soldiers and family members assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, other commands, as well as some military retirees. The Schofield Barracks Health Clinic provides more than 50 percent of all Army primary health care in Hawaii. USAHC-SB is also responsible for deployment cycle medicine for most Soldiers on Oahu and operates the largest Soldier readiness processing (SRP) site in the Pacific. USAHC-SB consists of 23 separate building which are historical structures, and have all been extensively modernized. It was constructed in the early 1920s as a hospital. In 1965, its hospital services were transferred to Tripler Army Medical Center, and USAHC-SB became exclusively an outpatient facility. Since that time and especially since Sept. 11, 2001, health care services have expanded dramatically to accommodate the expanded mission requirements of the Department of Defense. USAHC-SB is the largest outpatient clinic in the U.S. Army. It is located northwest of the Post Exchange on Waianae Avenue at McCornack Road. The USAHC-SB, a TRICARE Prime site, provides health care to Soldiers, their families, military retirees and eligible family members assigned to primary care managers (PCMs) at the clinic. For the latest information about changes to services, hours of operation and events and initiatives, follow USAHC-SB on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/usahc.schofieldbarracks/.

Chapter 9: Japan

Telephone (if calling from U.S.)011-81-3117-63-4127
DSN 263-4127/8

HQ, U.S. Army Medical Department Activities-Japan

APO AREA Pacific 96338-5011

Chapter 10: Korea

Unit #15244, Bldg. 7005
APO AP 96205-5244

Chapter 11: Madigan Army Medical Center

Madigan Army Medical Center is located in the southern portion of the Puget Sound at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, a major power projection platform for the Army.

Chapter 12: Bassett Army Community Hospital

Bassett Army Community Hospital (the only Army hospital in Alaska) is located at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Fort Wainwright is adjacent to the city of Fairbanks in interior Alaska, about 120 miles south of the Arctic Circle.

Chapter 13: Dental Services

To Schedule Appointments 433-5370
To Schedule Oral Surgery Appointments 433-6712

Ground Floor, D Wing (G1D)

Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call if doors are locked.

Chapter 14: TRICARE Services

www.tricare.mil

Telephone 888-988-9378

TRICARE Prime and Tripler TRICARE Plus patients have 24-hour access to their providers through their primary care clinic phone numbers. This may help you avoid unnecessary ER visits and keeps your doctors aware of your needs.

Chapter 15: Tripler Campus and Veterans Affairs

COE Disaster Mgt and Humanitarian Assistance
1 Jarrett White Road (MCPA-DM)
Tripler Army Medical Center
Honolulu, HI 96859-5000

Chapter 16: Public Health Command-Pacific

Contact DSN 315-263-3144/5615/3327

Contact DSN 315-263-8531

Chapter 17: Naval Health Clinic Hawaii

Commanding Officer
Naval Health Clinic Hawaii
480 Central Ave.
JBPHH, HI 96860

E Komo Mai (Welcome) to Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (NHCH) where your health and readiness are our focus. NHCH is comprised of two large clinics, Makalapa at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) and Kaneohe Bay at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Chapter 18: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

The William R. Schick Clinic, which was named in memory of 1st Lt. (Dr.) William R. Schick, the first Army Air Corps physician killed in action during World War II, was established in 1941. The clinic, which has the distinction of being the most historic military treatment facility in the Air Force’s inventory, cared for hundreds of wounded during and following the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Since then, quality health care has remained at the forefront as major modifications have been made to the services provided and the facility itself.

Chapter 19: Warrior Transition Battalion

The Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB), was created to provide personal support to wounded Soldiers who require at least six months of rehabilitative care and complex medical management. The Regional Health Command-Pacific WTB is stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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The Army Surgeon General visits Regional Health Command-Pacific

Story by Emily Yeh on 08/22/2016

This marks West's first official command visit to the Pacific region as she continues her journey interfacing with Army Medicine team members throughout the globe. During this visit, West not only spoke with leaders, but also with the Soldiers and civilians who are dedicated to carrying on the Army Medicine mission in the Pacific area of responsibility.

120th Medical Group top rated

Story by SSgt Lindsey Soulsby on 08/18/2016

Nine areas at the clinic were inspected without the unit's knowledge.

"We weren't actually preparing for any type of inspection," said Meredith. "This award was won based on our day to day operations, following the (Air Force instructions) and doing things right regardless of who's looking."

RHC-P enhances emergency response during RIMPAC 2016

Story by Ana Allen on 08/02/2016
FORD ISLAND, Hawaii (July, 14, 2016) -- Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) successfully led key medical activities aimed at enhancing humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts across the region as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. One such activity included a humanitarian assistance / disaster relief (HA/DR) scenario, developed in coordination with leaders from the Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) and the Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (HDMAT), structured with the goal of enhancing disaster preparedness across U.S. and international partner government and private sector agencies.
RHC-P Emergency Manager and a lead medical planner for the HA/DR, Thomas Bookman, said the plan not only rehearsed emergency response capabilities of Hawaii-area partners through the simulated movement of patients across 19 Hawaii-island area hospitals by land, air and sea, but the drill engaged Pacific partners, enhancing preparedness region-wide.
A total of 312 simulated casualties were moved during the exercise.
"In the event of a national disaster, ports might be damaged, our international airports might be destroyed, and so we are going to be on our own for a long period of time. In the midst of a real crisis isn't when you should start developing relationships. That partnership needs to be reinforced prior to that event ever happening," Bookman said.
Bookman played a lead role in the scenario, acting as the minister of health for the fictional island of Griffin and working closely with international community liaisons with a multitude of organizations such as the International Federation of Red Cross, Japan's Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Relief Division of the International Cooperation Bureau, and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Additionally, teams from Canada, Australia, other foreign USAID equivalents, and international military partners in the Japanese Navy and Canadian Air Force played roles in the exercise.
In addition to RHC-P, U.S. participants also included Tripler Army Medical Center, Healthcare Association of Hawaii, Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Hawaii Disaster Aeromedical Staging Facility, the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System, 18th Medical Command, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, 15th Medical Group Joint-Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe and 25th Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade.
RHC-P also supported the Uniformed Services University Center for Global Health Engagements course on the Fundamentals of Global Health Engagements which included military and civilian representatives from all U.S. services, as well as international participants representing Australia, Canada, and China.
Lt. Col. Derek Licina, RHC-P Director for Global Health Engagements (GHE), facilitated one of the lectures in a classroom setting and said that the engagement provided an opportunity to share GHE best practices with international partners, which supports service component and combatant command Theater Security Cooperation objectives.
"The opportunity to candidly discuss global health engagement challenges and opportunities with our international colleagues will improve the overall quality of future activities conducted by our community of interest," said Licina.
RHC-P is also collaborating with the USU CGHE to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of GHE in supporting partner nation capacity building, improving Department of Defense readiness through engagement, and achieving strategic military objectives.
Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in Rim of the Pacific exercise from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
RHC-P orchestrates the delivery of world-class medical care for service members, families and eligible beneficiaries, and provides medical readiness and diplomacy in support of United States Army Pacific in the Pacific Command area of responsibility.

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