646-Well puts U.S. Naval Hospital on patients’ fingertips
By Joe Andes, USNHO, PAO
U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa has made contacting the hospital easy. Patients can now call 646-WELL (646-9355) for direct access to the various clinics and departments at the hospital on Camp Foster. The new number provides efficient way to make appointments, reach hospital ancillary services, inpatient units and other clinical services.
“In order to provide the highest quality care t our patients, we decided to create a single phone number to meet their needs,” said CDR Robert Propes, the director for Health Care Business at U.S. Nava Hospital Okinawa. “646-WELL is easy to remember and is your one-stop number for the hospital, the portal to all our services.
Callers using DSN phone lines can now dial 646-WELL o find office or clinic they’re looking for quickly and efficiently. The new number eliminates the need to remember multiple phone numbers or search through phone directories. Those dialing from off-base lines or cellular phones can simple dial 098-971-WELL (098-971-9355).
646-WELL is for contacting the Naval Hospital on Camp Foster. Those wishing to contact Branch Medical Clinics located at the various camps should continue to use their existing numbers. Branch Medical Clinic phone numbers can be found at the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa website.