Medical Group earns 96% in HSI

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Medical Group earns 96% in HSIThe test came back positive: The 190th Medical Group earned a 96 percent on their recent Health Services Inspection.

"The results of the inspection represent months of planning, training and hard work by Medical Group personnel," wrote 190th Air Refueling Wing Commander Col. Ron Krueger in a letter to the wing. "Thank you for your professionalism and positive attitudes throughout the inspection process, and congratulations for a job extremely well done."

Four inspectors from the Air Force Inspection Agency spent the March unit training assembly reviewing programs and processes, with the mission of providing independent and timely assessments to senior leadership of the Air Force.

Colonel Gerald Wiest from Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, led the four-person inspection team. During the in-brief Friday before the UTA, Wiest praised the mission of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.

"It's awesome to think about what you do. We expect so much from you. The same requirements as active duty, but you accomplish it in a lot shorter time frame," Wiest said.

"Time management is always a challenge," said Col. Janet Hanson, 190th Medical Group commander. "The medical team dedicated a lot of hours here and on their own time - that willingness is one of several keys to our success."

The Medical Group spent the last 18 months preparing for the inspection, reviewing programs and resources and evaluating each section in detail.

"I knew going into the inspection that we had put our best effort forward," Hanson said. "Our team did a wonderful job, and it's nice to have the inspection team validate that."

Hanson is also grateful for the support given by the wing, from the wing commander to the plans team. "It's a Medical Group inspection, but it takes the effort