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Reservists Provide Medical Care for Underserved Regions of Alaska through Arctic Care 2018 None 

Reservists Provide Medical Care for Underserved Regions of Alaska through Arctic Care 2018

A joint and multinational contingent of Reservists kicked off Arctic Care 2018, an Innovative Readiness Training Exercise based out of Kotzebue, Alaska, April 16.

ACENT Wins Mount Huntington Award for Service to the Medically Uninsured None 

ACENT Wins Mount Huntington Award for Service to the Medically Uninsured

The Alaska Center for Ear, Nose, and Throat, ACENT, has been presented the Mount Huntington Award, an honor given annually to Anchorage Project Access providers in recognition for their steadfast commitment and generous service to the medically uninsured.

Senate Votes to Increase Access to Behavioral Healthcare None 

Senate Votes to Increase Access to Behavioral Healthcare

The Alaska Senate unanimously passed a bill to increase Alaskans’ access to behavioral healthcare.

Anchorage Resident Patty Ginsburg Receives Prestigious Award from American Lung Association None 
Mat-Su Health Foundation Makes Ten-Year Commitment to Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation None 

Mat-Su Health Foundation Makes Ten-Year Commitment to Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation

The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) has increased its annual grant award to the Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation to $550,000 per year for ten years.

McDowell Group Adds Health and Economics Expertise None 

McDowell Group Adds Health and Economics Expertise

McDowell Group augmented the firm’s health care and economics expertise with the recent hiring of Rachael DeMarce, Sylvia Craig, and Paul Strickler.

Providence Names New Chief Executive Officer of Providence Alaska Medical Center None 

Providence Names New Chief Executive Officer of Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska has named Ella Goss, MSN, RN, as chief executive officer of Providence Alaska Medical Center effective March 12. As CEO, Goss will oversee operations of Alaska’s largest hospital with 401 beds, nearly 3,000 caregivers and 1,000 affiliated medical staff. She brings to the role more than 25 years of clinical and administrative experience, including 20 years at Providence.

Innovative and Personalized Engagement Platform Helps Alaska Customers Manage Care None 

Innovative and Personalized Engagement Platform Helps Alaska Customers Manage Care

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska announced the launch of a new engagement platform designed to simplify health care for customers in Alaska, making it easier for patients to find the doctors and medications they need.

Midnight Sun Home Care Names Luz Cruz Staff Director None 

Midnight Sun Home Care Names Luz Cruz Staff Director

Cruz brings over five years of experience in the home health care industry, previously serving as a lead scheduler with Midnight Sun Home Care and Ebenezer Home Care’s office manager.

Filmmakers Bring Integrative Medicine Documentary to Kenai Peninsula None