Lyster Army Medical Clinic provides primary care and ancillary services to a military population that consists of active duty service members, their Families, a large retiree population and their Family members. The clinic, fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, is located at Bldg. 301, Andrews Ave.
The Department of Primary Care serves as the Primary Care Managers for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. Individuals are assigned to a provider within the Department of Primary Care.
The medical services offered include; primary care, Aviation Medicines Clinic, Physical Exams Clinic, Emergency Medical Services, Specialty Appointments, laboratory and pharmacy services, a Health & Wellness Center, Nutrition Clinic, pediatric care, and more.
There are also several TRICARE network hospitals in the close proximity.
The Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama, is located in the southeast corner of Alabama. Fort Rucker is approximately 80 miles south of Montgomery, the capital of Alabama, and 20 miles northwest of Dothan, home of the National Peanut Festival. Florida's Gulf Coast lies 80 miles to the south. The communities of Enterprise, Daleville, and Ozark are west, south and east of the post, respectively and serve as the three main gates.
Serves as the Chief, Pathology Services, Lyster Army Health Clinic, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Works directly for the Deputy Commander for Nursing (DCN) and is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the clinical laboratory providing the highest quality laboratory services for all entitled beneficiaries. Pathology Services offers laboratory diagnostic support in the areas of immunology/serology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, microbiology, histology, and chemistry. It is designated by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as a highly complex laboratory. Each of the clinical laboratory disciplines offers state-of-the-art laboratory testing with a continuing method development program. Manages performance improvement (PI) in the laboratory and the waived test (WT) sites. Maintains CAP, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and other federal and state certification/accreditation within the clinical laboratory. Manages the laboratory's quality assurance program (quality controls, preventive maintenance, and internal/external proficiency testing) IAW regulatory agencies standards. Institutes remedial action for detected deficiencies, defects, quality assurance, preventive maintenance, safety, and other laboratory functions. Investigates customer complaints, deficiency reports, and risk management inquiries as they relate to laboratory services. Directly involved with, and responsible for the laboratory's budget, personnel, and workload management. Directly supervises and rates civilian and military laboratory personnel.
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