The 78th Medical Group
Supports the war and peacetime mission of the 78th Air Base Wing, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, and 54 associate units representing five Major Commands.
Our mission is to provide ready Airmen, Trusted Care, and operational support to all we serve. The Group is a diverse military healthcare facility with 407 personnel assigned to two squadrons providing healthcare for over 47,000 military and civilian personnel.
Additionally, the 78th MDG has the second largest Occupational and Bioenvironmental operations in the Air Force supporting base operations and 23,000 personnel. The 78th MDG is accredited by The Joint Commission and fully supports medical readiness for 6,500 military personnel.
The 78th Healthcare Operations Squadron (HCOS)
Enables health care delivery by managing a group budget of $23 million a year and manpower programs for 407 medical group members.
The managed care program supports an enrollment population of 47,000 beneficiaries amounting to over 76,000 clinical and ancillary visits each year. The squadron consists of 17 sections combined into seven flights providing:
- Resource Management
- TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration
- Information Management
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Logistics which includes Medical Equipment Repair
- Facility Management
- Women’s Health
- Comprehensive Primary Care services to include Primary Care Behavior Health to TRICARE-enrolled patients at the medical group
The squadron has a combined strength of approximately 140 assigned personnel. The Pharmacy is the 3rd busiest single site in the Air Force and fills an average of 3,600 prescriptions per week.
The 78th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron (OMRS)
Enables combat power through disease prevention, medical intervention, occupational and environmental health programs, preparation for medical contingencies, and comprehensive primary care to Active Duty, Active Guard, Air Reserve and civilian personnel.
The squadron is comprised of approximately 180 health care professionals organized into eight flights providing medical services to nearly 5,000 military personnel and 24,000 Air Logistics Center personnel. This is accomplished through integrated health care and prevention through:
- Flight Medicine
- Warrior Medicine
- Mental Health
- Public Health
- Bioenvironmental Engineering
- Physical Therapy
- Dental and Occupational Medicine services
Combined, these clinics average more than 3,000 patient encounters per month totaling approximately 36,000 encounters per year.