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Health Services

Pediatric, Adolescent & Young Adult Medical Home

If you need emergency care, go directly to the emergency room at the nearest hospital, or call 911.

Do I need emergency care services?

An emergency is a sudden and unexpected medical condition, or the worsening of a condition, which poses a threat to life, limb or sight, and requires immediate treatment. It can also be defined as a sudden, extremely painful condition which requires immediate treatment to alleviate suffering. You have a couple different options for Urgent/Emergency Care when needed, when there are no appointments available with you. PCMH Team and you have an urgent issue that needs to be seen that day.

School and Sports Physical Exams

Please inform the person scheduling your appointment that you are needing a School and or Sports Physical so that your appointment can be scheduled appropriately. The required forms that need to be completed can be found by clicking on the links below. This will allow you to have the forms filled out prior to your appointment to ensure that your scheduled appointment is completed in a timely manner.

Please turn in your completed forms at the front desk when you arrive for your appointment. Depending on the program your child is going to attend, you may find some of the forms needed below. If unsure of the form needed, please contact the school or facility for information.

Forms

*If there are any additional supplementary forms that need to be completed for your child, please bring them with you to your appointment pre-filled with your child's name and date of birth, etc.
*Vision Checks for children 3 years and older - If your child wears glasses please bring with them to appointment.

Reach Out and Read Program

Reach Out and Read is working toward the day when all children enter kindergarten supported by highly engaged parents, ready to learn, and prepared to excel. Fewer than half (48 percent) of young children in the United States are read to daily. Proficiency in reading by the end of third grade is a crucial marker in a child's education development. A stunning 66 percent of fourth graders in public school were reading below proficient levels in 2013.

Books at home, parents reading aloud, and early language skills have long demonstrated to be vital precursors to later success in learning to read. Children living in low-income families are exposed to a much less language rich environment than their more affluent peers.

The program begins at the 6-month checkup and continues through age 5, with a special emphasis on children growing up in low-income families, where children are most at risk for reading failure. Every child in the program enters kindergarten with a home library of at least 10 books and parents who understand the importance of reading aloud.

What's different about a medical home?

Each patient partners with a primary care clinician and nurses who take responsibility for your health and coordinate care with an extended team of behavioral health professionals, pharmacists, sub-specialists and others. Your core team works with you over time to take care of new health concerns as they arise, ensure delivery of preventive screening and services, manage chronic health problems, and promote a spirit of health and wellness. This relationship – between each patient and his or her health care team is the heart of the Medical Home.

Enhanced Role of Nursing

When you do come in for a visit, you will notice that your nurse plays a greater role than you might be used to. Your nurse will spend more time listening to your concerns, help you communicate those concerns to your doctor, and then make sure that you understand the care plan and that all of your questions are answered.

Change your PCM

*Online: Log in to Beneficiary Web Enrollment (BWE) at https://milconnect.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect//
*Telephone: Call us at 1-844-866-WEST

Helpful Links & Numbers

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
Call (808) 433-4441 (Army) / (808) 433-9644 (Navy)
Tripler Exceptional Family Member Program
Army Medical Exceptional Family Member Program

Tripler Army Medical Center Pharmacy Information

Lactation: Call M-F 0730-1515 to schedule an appointment
Call (808) 433-2778 (press 3, opt 7, then opt 1) or see Community Breastfeeding

Resources for information on support groups, classes, and community resources

Tripler: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Location Tripler OB Clinic, Mountainside
Tripler OB Clinic @ (808) 433-2778
Schofield: Monday Location: Desmond Doss Health Clinic, Clinic G
Desmond Doss Clinic @ (808) 433-8131
Warrior Ohana: Thursday Location: 91-1010 Shangrila Street, Kapolei
Warrior Ohana Clinic @ (808) 433-5420

Patient Education Resources

MEDLINE Plus offers access to the National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Online X-Plain Health Education Tutorials

 

We accept customer satisfaction feedback through our FOCUS "For Our Customer's Ultimate Satisfaction" Cards (located throughout the hospital) and through our Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) site located on the Internet at http://ice.disa.mil. If you have any questions, you may contact our Customer Relations office.

 

Contact Us

Phone

Need to schedule an appointment?
Central Appointment Services
1-888-MTF-APPT (1-888-683-2778). Once into Tripler Army Medical Center menu, select option 2 

For additional health care questions, call:
  • Option 1 (Nurse Advice Line) - 24hrs a day / 7 days a week
  • Option 3 (Team KIKA/PUEO)
  • Option 4 (Team HONU/NAIA)
  • Option 5 (Adolescent Clinic)
  • Option 6 for after hours (Nights, Weekends, Holidays)

Hours of Operations

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Thursdays: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Evening Hours:
Pediatrics: Monday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Adolescent / Young Adult: Wednesday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday (well child visits only): 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Walk-in Immunizations Hours: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location

The Pediatric Clinic is located on the 4th floor Mountainside of Tripler Army Medical Center. When you enter on mountainside you are on the 4th floor and Pediatrics is down the hallway to the right of the information desk.
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.