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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Providence Alaska House is designed as permanent supportive housing for senior citizens in Anchorage who have nowhere else to live.
Tiffany Coffman, a senior interior designer with Bettisworth North Architects and Planners, received the Certified Healthcare Interior Designer (CHID) designation after passing a rigorous examination administered by the American Academy of Healthcare Interior...
To alert consumers to medical expenses they might not be able to afford, Congress passed the No Surprises Act in late 2020. Its ban on unexpected bills from out-of-network providers, out-of-network facilities, and out-of-network air ambulance providers took effect at the start of 2022.
Alaska Business’ Corporate 100 Special Section is an annual recognition that people drive business; the state’s five largest private employers have learned that focusing on their employees is key to finding success.
Efforts to expand Alaskans’ diet beyond 95 percent imported foods are drawing from the fields of medicine, mental health, and even outer space.
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