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.
Latest Healthcare News
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has awarded over $1,145,000 in grants to organizations across the state in the third quarter of fiscal year 2019.read more
Bev Crum has worked at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center for more than forty years.read more
The Surgery Center of Fairbanks was recently awarded the superior CNOR Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute.read more
After a two-day visit from a CAP inspector, the Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital Laboratory inspection results showed it to be in the top 1 percent of labs nationwide.read more
The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA) reacted to the Department of Health & Social Services’ plan to reduce the Medicaid budget by $700 million over two years, beginning with a $187 million cut in FY 20.read more
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