Ketchikan Indian Community selected Trixie Bennett, a former tribal president, as the next Tribal Health Administrator, overseeing a clinic that serves the second-largest tribe in Alaska.
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living gave its Silver Achievement in Quality award for 2023 to the Denali Center in Fairbanks, and the Cordova Community Medical Center received the Bronze Commitment to Quality award.
LifeMed Alaska is expanding its operations with the acquisition of a sixth Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft, deployable to Anchorage, Fairbanks, Dutch Harbor, and Kodiak, depending on season.
A nearly $3 million grant from the US Department of Labor lets Alaska Pacific University expand its nurse education program over the next five years.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees recently approved several large grants totaling close to $1.5 million to partner organizations across the state.
Alaska Pacific University now has the state’s only accredited program for a Licensed Practical Nursing certificate, receiving approval in early May, just after five new nurses graduated in Bethel.