Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic


Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic

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unit_name= Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic


caption= Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic
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dates= January, 1991 - Present
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branch= United States Army
type=Clinic
role=Outpatient Services
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current_commander= Colonel John M. Wempe
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The earliest hospital at Fort Drum was a 540-bed mobilization hospital in the old post 2400 area, constructed during the period of 1942-44 while the post was still known as [http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/forts/fortsM_P/pineCamp.htm Pine Camp] .

When the post was redesignated as [http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/forts/fortsA_D/drumCamp.htm Camp Drum] in 1951, parts of the hospital remained in order to support the reserve training mission of theinstallation. At that time, the facility was called the U.S. Army Health Clinic, Camp Drum, and staffed by military personnel and a civilian nurse. The facility provided medical support for the installation until the Wilcox Health Clinic was dedicated in November 1980.

During the 1980s, the clinic expanded to support the 10th Mountain Division when it was reactived at Fort Drum in 1985. In 1987, the clinic became a [http://www.army.mil/usapa/epubs/pdf/r40_4.pdf United States Army Medical Department Activity (USA MEDDAC)] , and construction began on the Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic and an Ambulatory Health Clinic.

[http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/GAHC_History.htm Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic] opened in January 1991, and in May was dedicated to the memory of Dr. Samuel B. Guthrie.

The clinic today is unique in that it supports an Army division but has no inpatient capabilities. Its 35,000 beneficiaries receive emergency and inpatient care at local civilian hospitals. Routine care is provided at the main clinic, the [http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/CTMC_History.htm Conner Troop Medical Clinic] , and the [http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/Wilcox_History.htm Wilcox Health Clinic] .

External links

* [http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/ Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic]
* [http://www.drum.army.mil Fort Drum]

References

External links

* [http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/ Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic]
* [http://www.drum.army.mil Fort Drum]


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