The 7th Medical Group includes over 300 personnel dedicated to providing community health services to Team Dyess, expert Airman-medics to combatant commanders, and world-class medical and dental care to a population of nearly 20,000.
The Group has an Ambulatory Healthcare and Patient Centered Medical Home accreditation from The Joint Commission, as well as accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.
The 7 MDG is comprised of 3 squadrons:
The 7th Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) delivers comprehensive aerospace and operational medical services to 650 aviators and supports a population-based preventive medicine program to 10, 400 beneficiaries through dental, public health, optometry services and health promotions. A staff of approximately 75 healthcare professionals organized into 7 flights ensures compliance with occupational and environmental health standards while supporting 2 flying wings for dominant air power and combat support…anytime, and anywhere.
The 7th Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS) provides comprehensive primary care and limited referral and space-available subspecialty care to TRICARE-enrolled patients at the medical group. The squadron is comprised of 4 flights: Education and Training, Medical Services Flight, Mental Health and Physical Therapy. They have a combined strength of 65 assigned personnel. Available services include: Allergy, Behavioral Health, Family Advocacy, Family Medicine, Immunization, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Primary Care, Substance Abuse Counseling and Women’s Health.
The 7th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) consists of 7 flights providing Resource Management, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration, Medical Readiness, Information Management, Pharmacy, Diagnostic and Therapeutic, and Logistics support. The 7 MDSS supports healthcare delivery by managing a group budget of $12 million as of January 2016 and manpower programs for more than 300 staff members. The managed care program supports an enrolled population of 20,000. The squadron also has responsibility for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy partnership, which provides pharmacy students with advanced pharmacy practices.