stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will have expanded access to
health care with the opening of an Army community-based, primary care
clinic in Puyallup yesterday.
The Madigan-Puyallup Community Medical Home is one of two the Army is
opening in the local area; a second clinic will open in Olympia in
"These clinics allow us to provide quality health care closer to where
patients live," said Col. Dallas Homas, Madigan Healthcare System
commander. "We're excited to be able to expand the quality health care
our families currently receive at Madigan to these nearby clinics."
The clinics will be in leased space, staffed with civilian employees.
At capacity, the clinics are expected to each provide patient-centered
care to more than 8,000 active duty family members.