Shutters Up at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

.

Shutters Up at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Washington, D. C’s Walter Reed Army Medical Center has put up the shutters after transferring the remaining 18 patients to Bethesda’s National Naval Medical Center.

National Naval Medical Center has now been renamed as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

NCR Medical Joint Task Force Commander John Mateczun appreciated the efforts of hospitals which fulfilled the task in substantial way, as moving of the patients from one unit to another was a intricate task.

Calling it “the largest and most complex series of moves and relocations that we have ever had within the military health system”, Mateczun stated that the budge was initiated keeping in mind the future prospects of military care.

Medical authorities stated that their troops have many a times shifted many patients from different places during the relief and disaster missions. So, they have been accustomed to such situations.

Shifting of the last patient took place at 9:10 a. m. EST, prior to the Hurricane Irene which has deeply affected the area. The staff of the two medical units completed the transition task efficiently even in the terrible stormy conditions which portrays the ability of military professionals to carry out work in difficult circumstances.


Latest News

Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers Raised in New York
Office Depot and Home Depot Reports Better Than Expected Earnings Results
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman investigating the Selection Process of Casino
Barack Obama Calls for Stricter Standards for Brokers Advising on Saving Plans
Chefs of SoDel Concepts Restaurants Turn Girl Scout Cookies into Innovative Dess
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to Acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Investors will be All Ears to Janet Yellen as she Testifies before the US Senate
Proposed Merger of Sysco and US Foods faces Strong Opposition
Procter & Gamble to Discontinue About Hundred of Its Brands by Summer
An Entrepreneur Predicts: Apple will buy Tesla Motors in Eighteen Months
A Federal Judge in the U.S Finds American Express Guilty Of Antitrust Violations
First Phase of Repair of the Washington National Cathedral has Finished