Healthcare is one of Alaska’s fastest growing industries. Because of the state’s lack of infrastructure and its rural nature Alaska’s healthcare systems have found innovative solutions to some of these challenges including telemedicine, healthcare exchanges, traveling healthcare professionals, and mobile clinics. It’s widely acknowledged that healthcare costs are high in Alaska and the state’s key stakeholders continue to explore methods to lower healthcare costs.
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Keli Hite McGee has been appointed as Administrator at The Surgery Center of Fairbanks. Most recently, Hite McGee served as chief human resources…
Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute (AHVI) announced the addition of Ryan McDonough, DO, FACC to its Mat-Su location. McDonough completed his…
Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute (AHVI) announced the addition of Ahmed Sami Abuzaid, MD, FACP, FASE, FACC, to its Anchorage office. In 2007…
Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic has recently grown to include fourteen providers with the addition of fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity…
The honor, given by Inventory Optimization Solutions, recognized the SCF’s exceptional capabilities in streamlining processes to optimize inventory and reduce cost, tackling such issues as management of physical counting, labelling and organization of storage areas, and unit of measure.
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All together Alaska Native regional corporations reported more than $10.5 billion in revenue last year—revenue that creates opportunities; protects their lands, culture, and resources; and provides investment opportunities for the entire state and, more importantly, their shareholders.
Bering Straits Native Corporation has grown as a company in large part because the leadership driving the company has grown and evolved. President and CEO Gail R. Schubert is an original BSNC shareholder, an Inupiaq Eskimo born and raised in Unalakleet.
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Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.